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National Back Office - Data Release Register

This page contains Tracing service activity for 2021.


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Tracing service activity

Tracing service activity for September 2021

  Police NCA Home Office (safeguarding and welfare only) Court Order CCRC Total
Rejected - -   - 6 - 6
Approved - Trace -   -  - 13 - 13
Approved - No Trace -  - -  5 - 5
Total receipts processed  - - - 24 - 24

Tracing service activity for August 2021

  Police NCA Home Office (safeguarding and welfare only) Court Order CCRC Total
Rejected - -   - 4 - 4
Approved - Trace -   -  - 29 - 29
Approved - No Trace -  - -  6 - 6
Total receipts processed  - - - 39 - 39

Tracing service activity for July 2021

  Police NCA Home Office (safeguarding and welfare only) Court Order CCRC Total
Rejected 9 4   - 7 - 20
Approved - Trace -   -  - 40 - 40
Approved - No Trace -  - - 14 - 14
Total receipts processed  9 4 - 61 - 74

Tracing service activity for June 2021

  Police NCA Home Office (safeguarding and welfare only) Court Order CCRC Total
Rejected 23 7   - 9 - 39
Approved - Trace 2   -  - 21 - 23
Approved - No Trace -  - - 10 - 10
Total receipts processed  25 7 - 40 - 72

Tracing service activity for May 2021

  Police NCA Home Office (safeguarding and welfare only) Court Order CCRC Total
Rejected 8 2   - 10 - 20
Approved - Trace 1   -  - 35 - 36
Approved - No Trace -  - - 6 - 6
Total receipts processed  9 2 - 51 - 62

Tracing service activity for April 2021

  Police NCA Home Office (safeguarding and welfare only) Court Order CCRC Total
Rejected 5 4   - - - 9
Approved - Trace -  1  - 15 - 16
Approved - No Trace -  - - 5 - 5
Total receipts processed  5 5 - 20 - 30

Tracing service activity for March 2021

  Police NCA Home Office (safeguarding and welfare only) Court Order CCRC Total
Rejected 16 5   - 2 - 23
Approved - Trace 2   -  - 23 - 25
Approved - No Trace 3  - -  9 - 12
Total receipts processed  21 5 - 34 - 60

Tracing service activity for February 2021

  Police NCA Home Office (safeguarding and welfare only) Court Order CCRC Total
Rejected 3 2   - 8 - 13
Approved - Trace -   -  - 29 - 29
Approved - No Trace -  1 - 2 - 3
Total receipts processed  3 3 - 39 - 45

Tracing service activity for January 2021

  Police NCA Home Office (safeguarding and welfare only) Court Order CCRC Total
Rejected 9 1   - 3 - 13
Approved - Trace -   -  - 29 - 29
Approved - No Trace -  1 -  2 - 3
Total receipts processed  9 2 - 34 - 45

Explanation of terms

Rejected: requests to the National Back Office (NBO) for a release of non-clinical data to assist with law enforcement are rejected where the requests have not followed correct procedure. For instance, if a request has not been countersigned by a police officer of sufficient seniority.

Approved – Trace: The NBO was able to trace details for the individuals related to these requests

Approved – No Trace: The NBO was not able to trace any details related to these requests


Demographics Batch Service Bureau

Demographics Batch Service Bureau is no longer operational and retired in December 2020.


Further information

Last edited: 12 October 2021 8:56 am