1. Private detectives, at the request of individuals or bodies corporate, are responsible for:
- Obtaining and providing information on private action or conduct.
- The investigation of crimes that are prosecutable only at the request of the plaintiff, at the instruction of persons legitimised in criminal proceedings.
- Surveillance at fairs, hotels, exhibitions or similar environments.
LAW 23/1992, OF 30 JUNE, ON PRIVATE SECURITY (LSP) ROYAL DECREE 2364/1994, OF 9 DECEMBER.
PRIVATE SECURITY LAW (RSP).
Private detectives are:
"a means of proof, now commonly used, on occasions, an exclusive instrument for the effective control by the entrepreneur of the tasks required of a worker".
(Supreme Court. Sentence dated 6th November 1990).