CCTV petition needs your signature urgently | Crime Prevention News | 22nd April 2016 | The Crime Prevention Website

A few months ago on this page I highlighted the fact that very soon a domestically installed CCTV camera system would have to be registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) if the system was capturing images beyond the boundaries of the property, i.e. neighbour’s garden, public footpaths and roads etc. This means that most domestic CCTV systems will have to be registered. This change in the law followed a ruling by the European Court of Justice and was forced upon the UK government who prior to the ruling had no intention of registering domestic CCTV installed for crime prevention purposes.

Source: CCTV petition needs your signature urgently | Crime Prevention News | 22nd April 2016 | The Crime Prevention Website

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