Scottish Environment Protection Agency: joint working protocol

Joint working protocol between SEPA and COPFS for submission, processing and monitoring of prosecution reports


Scottish Environment Protection Agency joint working protocol

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This protocol has been agreed between COPFS and SEPA. It sets out the framework for effective liaison, communication and co-operation in the investigation and prosecution of environmental crime.

In addition, the protocol covers the submission and processing of reports, liaison arrangements at national and local level, and joint training as well as disclosure and publicity.