Law enforcers in Hong Kong must obtain permission from a panel judge for postal and telecommunication interception, or highly intrusive surveillance. Photo: Shutterstock

Law enforcement officers need more training on interception and surveillance, says watchdog, after rise in reported irregularities

  • Commissioner on interception of communications and surveillance says poor planning and lack of familiarity with code of practice may be to blame for errors
  • Judges granted fewer permissions for interception operations in 2017 compared with the previous year
Topic |   Surveillance

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Law enforcers in Hong Kong must obtain permission from a panel judge for postal and telecommunication interception, or highly intrusive surveillance. Photo: Shutterstock
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