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Part V Non-Judicial Responses, 34 Parliamentary Oversight of Counter-Terrorism Policies

Jarmo Oikarinen

From: Counter-Terrorism: International Law and Practice

Edited By: Ana María Salinas de Frías, Katja Samuel, Nigel D White

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 11 December 2023

Terrorism — Prosecution — Rule of law
The aim of this chapter is to explain the concept of parliamentary oversight in the context of counter-terrorism policies. A closely related objective of the analysis is to identify democratic standards and good practices within the context of counter-terrorist responses which could contribute to achieving a proper balance between operational demands, efficient decision-making, and the related needs of confidentiality on the one hand; and the democratic requirement of appropriate oversight of counter-terrorism policies on the other. As stated in the Declaration...
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