Reply to post: Re: What is the point of the IoCCO?

IOCCO: Police 'reckless' for using terrorism powers on journo sources

Re: What is the point of the IoCCO?

>Think of IOCCO as the police. They do the investigation, and then pass on the prosecution to the court system.

Except they don't. IoCCO claim they do not have the power to refer an offence to the IPT.

So after a finding of fault, or even "recklessness" in this case, IoCCO simpy dump the responsibilty for redress back on the victim, and tell them go forth and multiply.

There is no consequence unless the victim then complains *again* to the IPT and they find in the complainant's favour.

But the IPT reject 99.7% of all complaints they receive. So buena suerte amigo.

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