Blackstones Guide to the Anti-Terrorism Legislation

Paperback | November 5, 2014

byClive Walker

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This new edition of the Blackstone's Guide to the Anti-Terrorism Legislation provides expert explanation of the key anti-terrorism legislation. It offers comprehensive guidance on the effects, extent, and scope of the legislation, along with key extracts from the legislation, including theTerrorism Act 2000, Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001, Terrorism Act 2006, the Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Act 2007, the Counter-Terrorism Act 2008, the Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc. Act 2010, and the Terrorism Prevention and Investigations Measures Act 2011.The book is clearly organized with separate chapters on counter-terrorist powers, terrorist investigation, terrorist offences and special criminal processes. It looks at the parallels with Australian, Canadian and New Zealand legislation, some of which has directly borrowed from the UK system, andhighlights important case-law relating to the jurisprudence of human rights. It further explores public perception of counter-terrorism measures, desistence from terrorism, and the developing issue of terrorism and the internet.The Blackstone's Guide Series delivers concise and accessible books covering the latest legislative changes and amendments. They offer expert commentary by leading names on the effects, extent and scope of the legislation, plus a full copy of the Act itself. They offer a cost-effective solution tokey information needs and are the perfect companion for any practitioner needing to get up to speed with the latest changes.

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This new edition of the Blackstone's Guide to the Anti-Terrorism Legislation provides expert explanation of the key anti-terrorism legislation. It offers comprehensive guidance on the effects, extent, and scope of the legislation, along with key extracts from the legislation, including theTerrorism Act 2000, Anti-Terrorism, Crime and S...

Professor Clive Walker is Professor of Criminal Justice Studies at the School of Law at the University of Leeds. He has been a visiting professor at George Washington University, Melbourne University and Stanford University. He has also been called upon to provide advice to other UK and overseas Parliamentary committees on terrorism an...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:664 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.01 inPublished:November 5, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199677921

ISBN - 13:9780199677924

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Table of Contents

1. Background and Introductory Issues2. Extremist Organizations and Extremist Speech3. Terrorist Funding and Property4. Terrorist Investigations5. Counter-terrorist Powers6. Criminal Offences and the Processing of Offenders7. Executive Control Orders8. Dangerous Substances and Acute Vulnerabilities9. Northen Ireland Special Measures10. Other Matters and ConclusionsAppendicesAppendix 1: Terrorism Act 2000Appendix 2: Anti-terrorist, Crime and Security Act 2011Appendix 3: Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005Appendix 4: Terrorism Act 2006Appendix 5: Justice and Security (NI) Act 2007Appendix 6: Counter Terrorism Act 2008

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"This is an excellent text, authoritative yet accessible. A must for students studying Law or Criminal Justice." --Stuart Agnew, Lecturer in Criminology at University Campus Suffolk 26/05/2011