Legislation, rulings & CAMPACC responses
Freedom to protest legislation
CAMPACC Response to the Joint Committee on Human Rights call for evidence concerning the Green Paper on Justice and Security, January 2012
This submission addresses six main areas of proceedings in which secret evidence either is used by the state or may be withheld from the defendent, appellant or claimant; actions to secure compensation for wrongdoing by state agents; trials abroad where an individual seeks disclosure of sensitive material from the UK authorities to assist his or her defence; SIAC; TPIMs; asset freezing orders and appeals against proscription of organisations.Read the submission here.
YEAR 10: Six Extraordinary State Powers at the Close of the First Decade of the War on Terror, Response from Scotland Against Criminalising Communities (SACC)
Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc. Bill, 2010
Counter Terrorism Act 2008
Joint Committee on Human Rights Inquiry into Control Orders, February 2006
The Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005
Privy Council Review of the Anti-Terrorism Crime and Security Act 2001, December 2003
The Anti-Terrorism Crime & Security Act 2001
An index of the Lord's debates in Hansard's.
The Real State of Emergency. A comprehensive guide to the Anti-Terrorism Act 2001 published by CAMPACC in 2003
Read the Law Lords damning judgement on detention without trial (383kb), 16 December 2004 (pdf)
A Permanent State of Terror?
Published by CAMPACC in association with Index on Censorship, October 2003
The Terrorism Act 2000
Hansard's account of Parliamentary debate concerning proscribed organisations.
Read CAMPACC's submission welcoming the proposed repeal of the restrictions on protest around Parliament under s132-138 SOCPA but expressing concerns about alternative measures to be put in place. Read the draft legislation here.
Joint Committee on Human Rights Inquiry into Policing and Protest, 2008
CAMPACC's submission to the JHRC Inquiry into Policing and Protest, June 2008 (pdf)
Government consultation on 'Managing Protest around Parliament', 2008
CAMPACC response to the government consultation January 2008 (pdf)