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Seized data that falls outside the scope of a search warrant

This will be of interest to companies in highly­regulated industries who may be exposed to searches by regulators. The case discussed confirms that copied data is subject to the return (or deletion) obligation, and the guidance on how that is to be achieved acknowledges the realities of the role of electronic data in modern investigations.
Document type: Insights
Last updated: 10 June 2022
First published: 02 July 2018