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Home Office abandons terror stop challenge

Home Office abandons terror stop challenge

Department says new act clarifies right to lawyer for those held at ports.

Date - 24th February 2014
By - Jack Sommers - Police Oracle
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The Home Office has abandoned a legal challenge to a court’s earlier judgment which set a precedent for those detained under Schedule 7 powers to consult a lawyer privately.Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act empowers police to stop those...
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