Protocols

Disclosure and restriction protocols

On 30 May 2017 the Chairman adopted the following protocols:

  • Protocol for the Provision of Documents and Other Information to the Inquiry by the Metropolitan Police Service (‘the Disclosure Protocol‘); and
  • Protocol for the Imposition of Restrictions to the Publication of Documents and Other Evidence Produced to the Inquiry by the Metropolitan Police Service (‘the Restriction Protocol‘).

The protocols were adopted following a series of consultations which included the core participants and the media. The Inquiry legal team’s response to the final consultation in March 2017 can be found here.

Witness statement protocol

Having considered the responses to the consultation which closed in August 2017, the Chairman issued a witness statement protocol on 22 January 2018.