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Terrorism Bill

This is the text of the Terrorism Bill, as amended in Committee in the House of Lords and printed on 6th June 2000.

 
 
  
Terrorism Bill
 
 
 
 
ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSES

PART I
INTRODUCTORY
Clause 
1.Terrorism: interpretation.
2.Temporary legislation.

PART II
PROSCRIBED ORGANISATIONS
Procedure
3.Proscription.
4.Deproscription: application.
5.Deproscription: appeal.
6.Further appeal.
7.Appeal: effect on conviction, &c.
8.Section 7: Scotland and Northern Ireland.
9.Human Rights Act 1998.
10.Immunity.

Offences
11.Membership.
12.Support.
13.Uniform.

PART III
TERRORIST PROPERTY
Interpretation
14.Terrorist property.

Offences
15.Fund-raising.
16.Use and possession.
17.Funding arrangements.
18.Money laundering.
19.Disclosure of information: duty.
20.Disclosure of information: permission.
21.Cooperation with police.
22.Penalties.
23.Forfeiture.

Seizure of terrorist cash
24.Interpretation.
25.Seizure and detention.
26.Continued detention.
27.Detained cash.
28.Forfeiture.
29.Forfeiture: appeal.
30.Treatment of forfeited cash.
31.Rules of court.

PART IV
TERRORIST INVESTIGATIONS
Interpretation
32.Terrorist investigation.

Cordons
33.Cordoned areas.
34.Power to designate.
35.Duration.
36.Police powers.

Information and evidence
37.Powers.
38.Financial information.
39.Disclosure of information, &c.

PART V
COUNTER-TERRORIST POWERS
Suspected terrorists
40.Terrorist: interpretation.
41.Arrest without warrant.
42.Search of premises.
43.Search of persons.

Power to stop and search
44.Authorisations.
45.Exercise of power.
46.Duration of authorisation.
47.Offences.

Parking
48.Authorisations.
49.Exercise of power.
50.Duration of authorisation.
51.Offences.
52.Interpretation.

Port and border controls
53.Port and border controls.

PART VI
MISCELLANEOUS
Terrorist offences
54.Weapons training.
55.Weapons training: interpretation.
56.Directing terrorist organisation.
57.Possession for terrorist purposes.
58.Collection of information.

Inciting terrorism overseas
59.England and Wales.
60.Northern Ireland.
61.Scotland.

Terrorist bombing and finance offences
62.Terrorist bombing: jurisdiction.
63.Terrorist finance: jurisdiction.
64.Extradition.

PART VII
NORTHERN IRELAND
Scheduled offences
65.Scheduled offence: interpretation.
66.Preliminary inquiry.
67.Limitation of power to grant bail.
68.Bail: legal aid.
69.Maximum period of remand in custody.
70.Young persons: custody on remand, &c.
71.Directions under section 70.
72.Time limits for preliminary proceedings.
73.Time limits: supplementary.
74.Court for trial.
75.Mode of trial on indictment.
76.Admission in trial on indictment.
77.Possession: onus of proof.
78.Children: sentence.
79.Restricted remission.
80.Conviction during remission.

Powers of arrest, search, &c.
81.Arrest of suspected terrorists: power of entry.
82.Arrest and seizure: constables.
83.Arrest and seizure: armed forces.
84.Munitions and transmitters.
85.Explosives inspectors.
86.Unlawfully detained persons.
87.Examination of documents.
88.Examination of documents: procedure.
89.Power to stop and question.
90.Power of entry.
91.Taking possession of land, &c.
92.Road closure: permission.
93.Sections 91 and 92: supplementary.
94.Road closure: direction.
95.Sections 81 to 94: supplementary.

Miscellaneous
96.Preservation of the peace: regulations.
97.Port and border controls.
98.Independent Assessor of Military Complaints Procedures.
99.Police and army powers: code of practice.
100.Video recording: code of practice.
101.Codes of practice: supplementary.
102.Compensation.
103.Terrorist information.
104.Police powers: records.
105.Powers.
106.Private security services.

Specified organisations
107.Specified organisations: interpretation.
108.Evidence.
109.Inferences.
110.Sections 108 and 109: supplementary.
111.Forfeiture orders.

Duration of Part VII
112.Expiry and revival.
113.Transitional provisions.

PART VIII
GENERAL
114.Police powers.
115.Officers' powers.
116.Powers to stop and search.
117.Consent to prosecution.
118.Defences.
119.Crown servants, regulators, &c.
120.Evidence.
121.Interpretation.
122.Index of defined expressions.
123.Orders and regulations.
124.Directions.
125.Amendments and repeals.
126.Report to Parliament.
127.Money.
128.Commencement.
129.Transitional provisions.
130.Extent.
131.Short title.
 

SCHEDULES:
    Schedule 1-Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1996.
    Schedule 2-Proscribed Organisations.
    Schedule 3-The Proscribed Organisations Appeal Commission.
    Schedule 4-Forfeiture Orders.
    Part I-England and Wales.
    Part II-Scotland.
    Part III-Northern Ireland.
    Part IV-Insolvency: United Kingdom Provisions.
    Schedule 5-Terrorist Investigations: Information.
    Part I-England and Wales and Northern Ireland.
    Part II-Scotland.
    Schedule 6-Financial information.
    Schedule 7-Port and Border Controls.
    Schedule 8-Detention.
    Part I-Treatment of persons detained under section 41 or Schedule 7.
    Part II-Review of detention under section 41.
    Part III-Extension of detention under section 41.
    Schedule 9-Scheduled Offences.
    Part I-Substantive Offences.
    Part II-Inchoate and Related Offences.
    Part III-Extra-Territorial Offences.
    Schedule 10-Munitions and Transmitters: Search and Seizure.
    Schedule 11-Independent Assessor of Military Complaints Procedures in Northern Ireland.
    Schedule 12-Compensation.
    Schedule 13-Private Security Services.
    Schedule 14-Exercise of Officers' Powers.
    Schedule 15-Consequential Amendments.
    Schedule 16-Repeals and Revocations.
    Part I-Acts.
    Part II-Orders.
 


 
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