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SFO Operational Handbook

The SFO Operational Handbook chapters are being redacted in line with Freedom of Information principles, to avoid compromising our operations, and are being published as these versions become available.


Last Updated: 10 November, 2017

Last Updated: 13 May, 2019

Corporate Co-operation Guidance
Last Updated: 16 August, 2019

Custody Time Limits
Last Updated: 24 May, 2017

Last Updated: 16 May, 2019

Last Updated: 30 July, 2019

European Investigation Orders
Last Updated: 2 March, 2018

Evaluating a Compliance Programme
Last Updated: 17 January, 2020

Expert Witnesses
Last Updated: 20 July, 2017

Information Gateways and MoUs
Last Updated: 23 April, 2019

Obtaining Investigative Assistance Overseas
Last Updated: 4 August, 2017

Operational Orders
Last Updated: 20 February, 2018

Operational Risk Assessment
Last Updated: 25 July, 2017

Parallel Proceedings
Last Updated: 6 September, 2017

Section 2 powers
Last Updated: 7 February, 2018

Victims And Witnesses
Last Updated: 30 December, 2019