Copyright & disclaimer


We try to ensure that the information published on the Police Investigations & Review Commissioner's website is up to date and accurate.  However, information on this site does not constitute legal or professional advice and the PIRC cannot accept any liability for actions arising from its use.  

Google Translate

The official language of this website is English. In an effort to make our website available to as many people as possible, we use Google Translate, a third party, automated translation service, to help provide the text on our site in different languages.

However, we recognise that no automated or computerised translation is perfect and as such will be prone to occasional mistakes. Any translations provided by this service should be used as a rough guide only. The PIRC in no way accepts liability for the accuracy of these translations or any loss incurred as a result of them.

External websites 

The PIRC is not responsible for the content or accuracy of any website or pages to which this site is linked, and does not necessarily support the views stated within such sites.  Links to external websites are provided to assist visitors to the PIRC website and the inclusion of a link should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind.


Except where otherwise stated, all material on this website is (c) PIRC.  You may use and re-use PIRC information featured on this website (not including logos) free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government Licence.

Where the PIRC holds the copyright in its published information, the information may be copied or reproduced without formal permission, provided that:

  • it is copied or reproduced accurately
  • it is not used in a misleading context, and
  • the source of the material is identified

Where the PIRC does not hold the copyright in information we publish, we will make this clear.

Any enquiries regarding the use and re-use of PIRC information should be sent to:

Director of Corporate Services
Hamilton House
Hamilton Business Park
Caird Park

Every care is taken in the production of this website, but no liability is accepted for any errors.

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