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Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act 1989

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7Orders excluding persons from the United Kingdom

(1)If the Secretary of State is satisfied that any person—

(a)is or has been concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism to which this Part of this Act applies; or

(b)is attempting or may attempt to enter Great Britain or Northern Ireland with a view to being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of such acts of terrorism,

the Secretary of State may make an exclusion order against him.

(2)An exclusion order under this section is an order prohibiting a person from being in, or entering, the United Kingdom.

(3)In deciding whether to make an exclusion order under this section against a person who is ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom, the Secretary of State shall have regard to the question whether that person’s connection with any country or territory outside the United Kingdom is such as to make it appropriate that such an order should be made.

(4)An exclusion order shall not be made under this section against a person who is a British citizen.

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