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Part C Cases, A

Antonio Cassese

From: The Oxford Companion to International Criminal Justice

Edited By: Antonio Cassese (Editor-in-Chief)

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 31 March 2023

UK House of Lords, 8 December 2005 in [2005] UKHL 71; [2006] 2 AC 221–306; [2005] 3 WLR 1249–1319; [2006] 1 All ER 575–646; 45 ILM (2006) 503–549. After 11 September 2001, the UK enacted new anti-terrorism legislation (Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001, Part IV), empowering the Secretary of State for the Home Department to order the indefinite detention of non-British nationals suspected of involvement in terrorist activity (see terrorism). When this authority was used by the Secretary of State, the detainees challenged their detention before the Special...
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