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EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Home Office, are published separately
as Bill 216—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Secretary Theresa May has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the
Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Police (Detention and Bail) Bill are compatible with
the Convention rights.

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