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Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005

Volume 458: debated on Thursday 29 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when sections 71 to 74 of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 came into effect; and how many times a judge has made an order pursuant to these sections. (128770)

Sections 71 to 74 of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 were brought into effect on 1 April 2006 by means of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (Commencement No. 5 and Transitional and Transitory Provisions and Savings) Order 2006 [SI 2006/378 (C.9)]. Central figures are not kept on how often these provisions have been used.