UK Counter-terrorism bill
Parliament is debating a new counter-terrorism bill, it had it's second reading on the 1st. The main elements of the bill are:
- a provision to allow the pre-charge detention of terrorist
suspects to be extended from 28 days to 42 days in certain
- changes to enable the post-charge questioning of terrorist suspects and the drawing of adverse inferences from silence
requirements on people convicted of terrorist offences to let
authorities know where they are living and any changes to their
- enhanced sentencing of offenders who commit offences with a terrorist connection
- provision for inquests and inquiries to be heard without a jury."
By the way, Parliament has a wonderful bill site, no?