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I have discovered a tenant has placed a camera in a shared

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I have discovered a tenant has placed a camera in a shared bathroom is this legal
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 2 years ago.
Hi.
Thank you for your question. My name is ***** ***** I will try to help with this.
With whom is it shared?
Does that person consent?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

They are 3 females, with the camera being placed by one of them. It appears to be a dispute over movement of items within the bathroom. I believe a note was placed stating the camera was there. I have demanded it be removed and any data captured deleted on threat of breach of the tenancy contract, causing a nuisance to other tenant . However my question is really, is that sufficient at this time or should the matter be reported to the police.

Expert:  Jo C. replied 2 years ago.
No, it isn't for you to report this.
If they don't consent then they can make a report. It might well amount to voyeurism. However, you cannot say whether it does or it doesn't because you cannot say whether they consented.
I realise the inference is that they did not but that isn't good enough.
If they want to make a report then it is for them to do so.
You have done all that the law requires of you.
Can I clarify anything for you?
Jo
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