On 14 May 2015, the Private Security (Licensing and Standards) (Private Investigator) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No 195 of 2015) were signed into law. The Regulations mark the outcome of a Private Security Authority (PSA) public consultation conducted last January following high profile prosecutions for breaches of data protection law in the Private Investigator (PI) Industry (see previous blogs here and here).

The Regulations, which come into effect on 1 November 2015, shall make it an offence for any contractor to offer a service as a PI without a licence after that date. It

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