HL Deb 02 November 1998 vol 594 c30WA
Lord Avebury

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What Government steps they have taken to ensure that Home Office and Prison Service personnel do not commit breaches of the Computer Misuse Act 1990. [HL3539]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

Home Office and Prison Service staff are reminded through formal instructions, guidance and other promotional material of the need to comply with legislation, including the Computer Misuse Act, relating to the use of computer systems. Departmental systems are required to have security operating procedures setting out for the users what may and may not be done with the system.