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Title: PREVENTION OF TERRORISM (TEMPORARY PROVISIONS) ACT 1974 A REPORT ON THE FIRST 4 MONTHS OPERATION OF THE ACT
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: National Council for Civil Liberties
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 43
Sponsoring Agency: National Council for Civil Liberties
London, WC1X 9DE, England
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

National Council for Civil Liberties
186 Kings Cross Road
London, WC1X 9DE,
United Kingdom
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: A CRITIQUE OF THE WORKINGS OF THE PREVENTION OF TERRORISM ACT, WHICH FORBIDS MEMBERSHIP IN THE IRISH REPUBLICAN ARMY AND GIVES THE POLICE BROADENED POWERS OF SEARCH, SEIZURE, AND DETENTION OVER SUSPECTED TERRORISTS.
Abstract: THE PROVISIONS OF THE ACT ARE CRITICIZED; CASE STUDIES ARE OFFERED AS EXAMPLES OF THE OVERZEALOUS USE OF THE ACT BY THE POLICE AND THE CONSEQUENT DEPRIVATIONS OF INDIVIDUAL LIBERTY.
Index Term(s): Constitutional Rights/Civil Liberties; Counter-terrorism tactics; Crime prevention measures; Critiques; England; Laws and Statutes; Northern Ireland; Revolutionary or terrorist groups; Terrorist detention; United Kingdom (UK)
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