Security Policy Parliament Buildings CCTV Policy

Security-Policy-May-2018.pdf (679.42 kb)

May 2018 – V 2.8

1.0 Security Statement

1.1 It is Northern Ireland Assembly policy that, insofar as is practically possible, effective security arrangements are in place to protect Members, their staff, Secretariat staff, contractors, visitors, Assembly property and other assets such as information and equipment.

2.0 Security Objectives

2.1 To maintain a high standard of security that provides adequate protection to all users of Parliament Buildings, commensurate with the assessed level of threat or risk to Northern Ireland Assembly assets at any given time.

2.2 To provide and maintain secure work places and systems for all Members, their staff, Secretariat staff, contractors and visitors.

2.3 To protect building users in so far as possible from foreseeable security hazards or risks.

2.4 To provide building users with appropriate and timely information, instruction and training to enable them to protect themselves from security risks while working for, or visiting, the Northern Ireland Assembly.

2.5 To develop and promote security awareness and individual responsibility for security among building users*.

2.6 To review and revise these objectives and security procedures as required.

*Note: The term ‘building users’ refers to all persons who wish to enter Parliament Buildings, or its’ precincts, including the car parks.

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