Protection of Freedoms Bill

AMENDMENT
TO BE MOVED
IN COMMITTEE

Clause 58

LORD ARMSTRONG OF ILMINSTER

 

Page 41, line 34, after “place,” insert—

“(iii) at any time when Parliament is sitting or is in recess the Secretary of State, with the concurrence of the Attorney General, considers it would be inexpedient to introduce primary legislation to authorise a temporary extension of detention because of—

(a) time constraints,

(b) the risk of prejudicing the possibility of a fair trial of a person suspected of or charged with a terrorist offence, or

(c) unacceptable risk to public safety or to security,”

Prepared 10th November 2011