42-day detention plan attacked as constitutionally illiterate – The Guardian

Posted December 10th, 2007 in detention, news, terrorism by sally

“Proposals to extend the limit for pre-charge detention to 42 days are ‘constitutionally illiterate’ as well as dangerous, critics warned yesterday, because proper parliamentary scrutiny would confuse the roles of MPs and judges.”

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The Guardian, 8th December 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk