Theresa May to publish new anti-terror powers – BBC News

‘New measures to tackle terrorism are to be unveiled by the home secretary, days after she said the UK faces a “greater” terror threat than ever before.’

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BBC News, 26th November 2014

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DD v Secretary of State for the Home Department – WLR Daily

DD v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2014] EWHC 3820 (Admin); [2014 ] WLR (D) 495

‘A judgment as to whether article 3 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms had been breached in a case of alleged inhuman or degrading treatment was reached not simply by reference to the impact of the treatment complained of on the individual, but by also having regard to the necessity and proportionality of the underlying treatment, and the possible alternatives, in the manner of its execution.’

WLR Daily, 20th November 2014

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

Terror bill requires universities to ban extremist speakers – The Guardian

‘New powers for the home secretary to order universities to ban extremist speakers from their campuses are to be included in a new counter-terrorism bill.’

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The Guardian, 24th November 2014

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Counter-terrorism bill will enable ‘internal exile’ of UK suspects – The Guardian

Posted November 21st, 2014 in bills, news, terrorism, terrorism prevention & investigation measures by tracey

‘Nick Clegg has conceded that the new counter-terror bill to be published next week will include a power to force terrorism suspects to relocate to another part of Britain, dropping previous opposition to the measure. But the Liberal Democrats say they have secured further changes to the existing system of terrorism prevention and investigation measures, known as Tpims, that will make it harder rather than easier for the home secretary to use them to restrict a suspect’s liberty.’

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The Guardian, 21st November 2014

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Senior managers ‘personally liable’ for anti-money laundering check failings at money service businesses, says HMRC – OUT-LAW.com

‘Senior managers at ‘money service businesses’ face up to two years imprisonment and an unlimited fine if their neglect leads to money laundering or terrorist financing activities, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has warned.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 14th August 2014

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Secretary of State for the Home Department v Mohamed (formerly CC); Same v CF – WLR Daily

Secretary of State for the Home Department v Mohamed (formerly CC); Same v CF; [2014] EWCA Civ 559; [2014] WLR (D) 187

‘Suspected terrorists subject to control orders and terrorism prevention and investigation measures who brought proceedings for abuse of process relating to the manner in which they were removed to the United Kingdom from Somaliland were entitled to see the Secretary of State’s objections to their case for alleged collusion and mistreatment. The Secretary of State was not permitted to confine reasons for rejecting their case on those issues to a closed judgment. The applicants and the public should not be denied all knowledge of the extent to which their factual and/or legal case was accepted or rejected. Such a total denial offended justice and propriety.’

WLR Daily, 2nd May 2014

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

Man jailed for breaching terror order – BBC News

‘A man has been sentenced to 15 months in prison after he breached the terms of the terror prevention measures placed upon him by the home secretary.’

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BBC News, 16th April 2014

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Missing terrorist suspect appeals against movement restriction – The Guardian

‘A terrorist suspect who went missing after changing into a burka at a mosque has begun an appeal against measures taken against him to protect the public.’

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The Guardian, 27th January 2014

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Terror controls explained – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 23rd, 2014 in news, terrorism, terrorism prevention & investigation measures by sally

‘Tpim controls on seven terror suspects expire this month, but what are they?’

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Daily Telegraph, 23rd January 2014

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Terror controls to be strengthened after burka case – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 11th, 2013 in news, terrorism, terrorism prevention & investigation measures by michael

“Controls on terror suspects are set to be tightened including a revived power to relocate people away from home and restrictions on visits to mosques.”

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Daily Telegraph, 10th November 2013

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Government response to the report on the operation in 2012 of the Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Act 2011 – Home Office

“The Secretary of State for the Home Department (Theresa May): In accordance with section 20(2), 20(3), 20(4) and 20(5) of the Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Act 2011, the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation (David Anderson QC) prepared a report on the operation of the Act in 2012, which I laid before the House on 14 March 2013.”

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Home Office, 16th May 2013

Source: www.gov.uk/home-office

Restrictions on terror suspect student relaxed by court – BBC News

“Restrictions on a terror suspect who is studying at a London university should be relaxed, the High Court has ruled.”

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BBC News, 13th April 2013

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Terrorism Reviewer: Control Order successor “broadly acceptable” – UK Human Rights Report

“David Anderson QC, the Independent Reviewer of terrorism legislation, has released his first report into the operation of Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures, introduced in 2011 with the aim of protecting the public from persons believed to have engaged in terrorism, but who can neither be prosecuted nor deported.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 14th March 2013

Source: www.ukhumanrightsblog.com

Secretary of State for the Home Department v CC and another – WLR Daily

Secretary of State for the Home Department v CC and another [2012] EWHC 2837 (Admin); [2012] WLR (D) 283

“Where it was alleged that illegal actions of state agents constituted an abuse of the process of the court, it was not necessary to prove actual knowledge of that illegality for abuse of process to be established. There might be situations where mere recklessness or even negligent conduct could justify a stay on grounds of abuse of process.”

WLR Daily, 19th October 2012

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

Terror suspects arrested in Somaliland lose UK appeal – BBC News

“Two men accused of being part of a ‘prolific extremist network’ have lost their appeal against control orders.”

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BBC News, 19th October 2012

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Secret justice: do we have a compromise? – UK Human Rights Blog

“The Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights has now responded to the Government’s consultation on the proposals set out in their Justice and Security Green Paper Cm 8194. The idea is to extend ‘closed material procedures’ so as to be available in all civil proceedings, i.e. not just in some highly restricted national security contexts such as deportation appeals before SIAC (the Special Immigration Appeals Commission), control orders, and their successor regime known as TPIMs.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 4th April 2012

Source: www.ukhumanrightsblog.com

Terror suspect loses court ruling – The Independent

“A terrorist suspect referred to as ‘BM’ has lost his legal challenge against a terrorism prevention measure imposed on him under new Government legislation to stop him travelling to Pakistan.”

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The Independent, 27th March 2012

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New terror laws could be less effective, warns watchdog – BBC News

“The new system for restricting terror suspects could prove less effective than control orders, the independent reviewer of terror laws has said.”

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BBC News, 26th March 2012

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Another control order ruled unlawful for breach of right to fair trial – UK Human Rights Blog

“The Court of Appeal has upheld a challenge to a control order on the basis that the person subject to the order (‘the controllee’) had not been given sufficient information about the case against him.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 11th February 2012

Source: www.ukhumanrightsblog.com

Terrorism control order system ends at midnight – BBC News

“The control order regime restricting the freedoms of terrorism suspects is being abolished from midnight.”

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BBC News, 25th January 2012

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