"There is no penalty if the code is breached"
Super! Not a lot of flipping point in worrying about then if you're big on your CCTV installations and privacy invasion!
The Protection of Freedoms Bill promotes efficient CCTV surveillance, but not effective privacy. The hype surrounding the CCTV/ANPR provisions in the Protection of Freedoms Bill is misplaced. In fact, I would argue the bill’s provision for a Statutory Code of Practice in the CCTV area represents little change on the privacy …
It said the cameras in Cleveland, Durham and North Yorkshire "read" on average a total of 24 million vehicle number plates every month.
Of those, 311,000 vehicles were flagged up as being of "potential interest" to police.
Only 311,000 crimals not being denied in the north east its a tracking system and nothing else.