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MIE-2.3.17

Access to Records of Telecommunication Companies and Internet Service Providers

As per Article 123 of the CBB Law, if it appears to the CMSD or its duly appointed investigator that the records, information, documents and data recorded in electronic format or otherwise is available, or likely to be available with the telecommunications service providers or internet service providers, and these are relevant to an investigation conducted by the CMSD, then the CMSD or its duly appointed investigator may request the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of the Kingdom of Bahrain to use its powers under the telecommunication laws, rules and regulations to obtain such records or information, or documents or data. Such records, information, documents or data should be provided by such telecommunications service providers or internet service providers, who should promptly present such records, information, documents and data for the purpose of the CMSD's investigation.