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Emergency Provision Legislation

Volume 175: debated on Thursday 5 July 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many persons were detained under Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Acts in 1989; and how many of these persons were subsequently charged with (a) scheduled offences, (b) non-scheduled offences.

[holding answer 4 July 1990]: Eighty seven people were arrested under the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1978 and six were subsequently charged with scheduled offences.