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Sensitive personal records policy

Prosecution policy detailing the approach prosecutors should take to the recovery and use of sensitive personal records, such as medical records, during the investigation and prosecution processes.

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The sensitive personal records policy sets out the circumstances in which it will be appropriate for prosecutors and the police to recover sensitive personal records, such as medical records, and the process that should be followed in doing so.

The document also details the approach that prosecutors should adopt in response to defence applications to recover sensitive personal records.