UK: Home Secretary wants 42-day detention prior to charge for suspected terrorist offences


Would be up from current 28 days limit - BBC News (link)

See: Liberty: Terrorism pre-charge detention - Comparative law study (pdf) Also published 6 December: Report on proposed measures for inclusion in a Counter Terrorism Bill by Lord Carlile (pdf) and Summary of responses to the Counter Terrorism Bill consultation - Home Office (pdf)

 

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