Serious Crime Act 2015

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The Serious Crime Act 2015 was announced as a bill in the Queen's speech in May 2014, and received Royal Assent in March 2015.

The bill proposed a number of things including:

  • Section 83 of the act amends RIPA that its codes of practice "shall include provision designed to protect the public interest in the confidentiality of journalistic sources".