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The Law and ethics

We are very aware of the responsibility that comes with the nature of our work, and in addition to our legal accountability we also take the ethical considerations surrounding our mission seriously.

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    GCHQ oversight

    Feature 17 Apr 2016 Topics: The Law and ethics
    The Prime Minister has overall responsibility within Government for intelligence and security matters and the agencies. Day-to-day ministerial responsibility for GCHQ lies with the Foreign Secretary.
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    Ethics

    Feature 07 Apr 2016 Topics: Our people, The Law and ethics
    GCHQ places great importance on having the right culture and ethos. We are very aware of the responsibility that comes with the nature of our work, and in addition to our legal accountability we also take the ethical considerations surrounding our mission seriously.
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    A day in the life of a serious crime analyst

    News Article 09 Oct 2013 Topics: Intelligence, Our people, The Law and ethics
    Uncovering and following human trafficking networks, or protecting online public services from cyber criminals, each day brings new challenges and opportunities for our serious crime analysts.

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