Official Secrets in UK Law
Books & Journal Articles
- Official Secrets and Official Information
Secrecy Provisions in Commonwealth Legislation
“The Official Secrets Act stiffens the spine of the secretive bureaucrat and softens the vertebrae of the press”1
Book Review: Secrecy in Britain
...... someone who was famously on the receiving end of the Official Secrets Act in the mid-1980s and who has already made his ......
Court of Criminal Appeal
...... necessary for proof of an offence under section I of the Official Secrets Act, 191 I. The material terms of Treachery Act, 1940, are ......
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Law Firm Commentaries
“Official Secrets” opens today. Good reviews for Hollywood take on UK whistleblower
While working as a translator for the a British spy agency, Katherine Gun leaked a government memo to the press. In doing so, she violated the country’s Official Secrets Act. The memo detailed a re...
Secrets and Spies: The UK's Proposal for Foreign Agent Registration
On July 21, 2020, the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament published the Russia Report (the Report). The Report found that the UK was one of Russia’s “top Western intelligence targets”.........It brought attention to the Law Commission’s 2017 consultation, in relation to updating the Official Secrets Acts1, and the possibility of creating a new Espionage Act. The committee recommended the introduction of a new Espionage Act that would ......
Cybersecurity Comparative Guide
...... The Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000; . The Official Secrets Act 1989; and . . The Network and Information Systems (NIS) ......
Director of Public Prosecutions to develop a prosecution policy for UK prosecutors in relation to offences committed by journalists under the Bribery Act and other statutes
the Director of Public Prosecutions (the DPP), Mr Keir Starmer, is developing an interim policy for prosecutors which will give them guidance as to the factors which they should take into considera.........In addition, the Telegraph reports, it would cover the Official Secrets Act and offences of aiding and abetting misconduct in public ......
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