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Terrorism

Volume 405: debated on Thursday 22 May 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prosecutions have taken place under the Terrorism Act 2000. [113605]

Persons1 proceeded against for offences under the Terrorism Act 2000
Number of persons
England and Wales 2000 and 2001 Offence descriptionStatute220002001
Relating to membership of proscribed organisationsTerrorism Act 2000 S.113
Wearing any item to dress in support of a proscribed organisationTerrorism Act 2000 S.13(a)
Wears, carries or displays any article in support of a proscribed organisationTerrorism Act 2000 S.13(b)
Contributions toward acts of terrorismTerrorism Act 2000 S.15–18 and 221
Failure to disclose knowledge or suspicion of acts of terrorismTerrorism Act S.19
Failure to leave a cordoned area immediately when ordered to do so by constable in uniformTerrorism Act 2000 S.36(1) (a)1
Failure to leave premises, which about or are wholly or partially within a cordoned area, immediately if ordered to do so by a constable in uniformTerrorism Act 2000 S.36(1) (b)
Failure of driver or person in charge of a vehicle which is in a cordoned area to immediately move the vehicle if ordered to do so by a constable in uniformTerrorism Act 2000 S.36(c)(d)(e)
Contravention or a prohibition or restriction order made by a constable in uniform to a cordoned areaTerrorism Act 2000 S.36(1)1
Making any disclosure likely to prejudice an investigation about acts of terrorism or failing to disclose information about acts of terrorismTerrorism Act 2000 S.39
Failure to stop (power to stop and search vehicles and pedestrians)Terrorism Act 2000 S.43, 44 and 47(1)(a)(b)11
Wilful obstruction (power to stop and search vehicles and pedestrians)Terrorism Act 2000 S.43, 44 and 44 and 47(1)(c)
Failure to move vehicle when ordered to do so by a constable in uniform, (vehicle had or both been permitted to remain at rest in contravention of any prohibition or restriction)Terrorism Act 2000 S.48 and 51(2)
Leaves a vehicle, or permits a vehicle to remain at rest, on a road in contravention of a prohibition or restrictionTerrorism Act 2000 S.48 and 51(1)
Provides instruction; invites another to receive instruction in weapon trainingTerrorism Act 2000 S.541
Directing terrorist trainingTerrorism Act 2000 S.56
Possession of articles intended for terrorists purposesTerrorism Act 2000 S.57
Collect, record or possession of information likely to be of use to terroristsTerrorism Act 2000 S.58
Failure to furnish information when required by examining officerTerrorism Act 2000 Sch.7(5)(a) 1
Failure to produce either a valid passport or identifying document when required by examining officerTerrorism Act 2000 Sch.7(5)(b)
Failure to declare or produce any relevant documents when required by examining officerTerrorism Act 2000 Sch.7(5)(c)(d)
Failure to submit to search by examining officer or person acting on his/her behalfTerrorism Act 2000 Sch.7(7)(8)
Failure to complete and produce an embarkation card when required to by examining officerTerrorism Act 2000 Sch.7(16)1
Wilfully obstructs a constable in the execution of his duty in a cordoned areaTerrorism Act 2000 Sch.5 S.36(1)(2)
Wilfully obstructs, or seeks to frustrate to object of, a search in a cordoned areaTerrorism Act 2000 Sch.5 (1–3)
Total56
1 These data are on the principal offence basis.
2 Staffordshire Police were only able to submit sample data for persons proceeded against and convicted in the magistrates courts in 2000. Although sufficient to estimate higher orders of data, these data are not robust enough at a detailed level and have been excluded from the table.