Part C Cases, A
Edited By: Antonio Cassese (Editor-in-Chief)
UK House of Lords, 8 December 2005 in  UKHL 71;  2 AC 221–306;  3 WLR 1249–1319;  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...