Biometrics Commissioner 2019 annual report update

Pile of reports.

On 19 March 2020, the Biometrics Commissioner presented his annual report for 2019 to the Home Secretary, as required under section 21 of the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 (PoFA).

Once the Home Secretary has considered the report, it will then be laid before Parliament.

The report covers the Commissioner’s casework activities, the general operation of the PoFA regime and a variety of wider issues that have arisen in connection with biometrics in both the general policing and national security spheres.

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