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What is the time limit allowed for a s47A stop and search power?
There is no time limit stated, it is generally no longer than is necessary to prevent an act
Describe the authorisation process for a s33 cordon
It is authorised by a SUPERINTENDENT or higher. May be given orally but must be confirmed in writing as soon as practicable
What is important about s58 making or collecting a record of info relating to terrorism
The document must be of a kind that is likely to provide practical assistance in the commission of acts, not just an encouragement
Who authorises a s47A stop and search?
ASSISTANT CHIEF CONSTABLE or TEMPORARY
What is the maximum total designation time allowed for a s33 cordon?
What powers do officers have in relation to s33 cordons?
a) require person to leave immediately b) order driver to leave/move vehicle immediately c) remove a vehicle in designated area d) prohibit access of people/vehicles to area
Can conduct same actions in premises outside the cordon but adjacent
Explain the main point for s8 attendance at training
Person KNEW or BELIEVED the instruction or training was WHOLLY or PARTLY connected with the commission or preparation of acts of terrorism, or could not have failed to understand the purpose
Explain what a TPIM is used for and when it can be used
Can be used to detain and search someone on warrant if the search is necessary to determine if they have been complying with specified measures. Ascertain whether they have anything on them which contravenes measures in notice or in possession of something which could harm or threaten someone. Must be carried out within 28 DAYS of issue of warrant and on ONE OCCASION ONLY. No requirement for reasonable grounds
Describe the s41 power of arrest
Without warrant. REASONABLY SUSPECT person is a terrorist
Give the definition of terrorism
The USE or THREAT of action - a) designed to influence government or international government organisation b) intimidate the public or a section of - carried out for the purpose of advancing political/religious/racial or ideological cause
However where a firearm/explosive is used - no need to show the behaviour is designed to influence government or intimidate public
What is an 'action' in the definition of terrorism?
a) serious violence against a person b) serious damage to property c) endangers a person's life d) creates serious risk to health and safety of public e) interferes with electronic system