Investigatory Powers Tribunal

RIPA 2000 also established the Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT). This investigates complaints by the public against the agencies. Members of the IPT are drawn from the judiciary and senior members of the legal profession. They can ask the Intelligence Services Commissioner to assist in providing information from SIS which they need to see. They visit SIS headquarters to investigate complaints. The current President of the IPT is Lord Justice John Mummery.