Issue 13 (2019)

THE ROLE OF COVERT INVESTIGATIVE ACTIVITIES IN OFFICIAL MISCONDUCTS

Abstract: The present article analyzes the necessity of applying covert investigative activities to all categories of official misconducts. It addresses to all types of covert investigative activities which are mostly used in the course of investigation of official misconducts. The article further discusses domestic and international legal tools and practices of using covert investigative activities. The author draws considerable attention to the applicable standards of covert investigative activities and suggests recommendations in this respect, which protect the interests of individuals and that of investigation. Although, application of covert investigative activities poses potential threat to human rights, on the other hand, the interest of an effective investigation of official misconducts is an essential element of crime prevention and the rule of law.

SUBMIT YOUR ARTICLE AT

info@lawandworld.ge

EDITOR IN CHIEF