A protective policy environment

All integrating authorities are required to have a policy environment that provides strong support to ensure that no identifiable data is disclosed. To achieve this, integrating authorities should have policies and protocols covering areas including:

Accredited Integrating Authorities must meet a range of criteria that demonstrate they have the legislative and policy environment to support these elements. For information on the approaches that accredited Integrating Authorities have taken to ensure these areas are well managed, please see the summarised versions of their applications for accreditation, available from the NSS website.

For more information on the role of integrating authorities see: