Miranda detention, passwords given up
mozolevsky at gmail.com
Tue Aug 20 17:04:47 BST 2013
On 20 August 2013 16:53, Peter Fairbrother wrote:
Anyway, I was looking at paragraph 2 of Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act
> 2000, and saw that apart from some Northern-Ireland-specific stuff, the
> only purpose for which a person can be questioned (or detained) under
> Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000 is
> "for the purpose of determining whether he appears to be a person falling
> within section 40(1)(b)"
> i.e. whether he appears to be
> "a person who ... is or has been concerned in the commission, preparation
> or instigation of acts of terrorism."
> As far as I can tell, what reportedly happened to Miranda isn't anywhere
> near that.
> Scotland Yard claim it was lawful, but I can't see how it could be.
This was one of the grounds raised by Bindmans:
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