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CCTV code of practice called for

The Island’s surveillance commissioner is calling for a code of practice to be introduced governing CCTV.

Brendan O’Friel’s report to the Department of Home Affairs highlights the fact the Isle of Man doesn’t yet have such a code, something he says is supported by Data Protection Supervisor Iain McDonald.

Mr O’Friel says bringing in a code would avoid the need to bring in legislation to oversee cameras.

He says the issue was first brought up by members of the public, leading to discussions on the matter:

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