Evidence from telephone taps cannot be obtained for prosecution, and were inadmissible in court having been obtained unfairly.
Interception of Communications Act 1985 9, 2-2-b
England and Wales
Appeal from – Regina v Preston, Preston, Clarke Etc HL 5-Nov-1993
Telephone tapping evidence consisting of tapping records are to be destroyed after their use for the purpose obtained, but a prosecution was not within that purpose. The underlying purpose of the 1985 Act is to protect information as to the . .
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Updated: 08 April 2021; Ref: scu.87575