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Terrorism Act 2006

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Offences

    1. Encouragement etc. of terrorism

      1. 1.Encouragement of terrorism

      2. 2.Dissemination of terrorist publications

      3. 3.Application of ss. 1 and 2 to internet activity etc.

      4. 4.Giving of notices under s. 3

    2. Preparation of terrorist acts and terrorist training

      1. 5.Preparation of terrorist acts

      2. 6.Training for terrorism

      3. 7.Powers of forfeiture in respect of offences under s. 6

      4. 8.Attendance at a place used for terrorist training

    3. Offences involving radioactive devices and materials and nuclear facilities and sites

      1. 9.Making and possession of devices or materials

      2. 10.Misuse of devices or material and misuse and damage of facilities

      3. 11.Terrorist threats relating to devices, materials or facilities

      4. 12.Trespassing etc. on nuclear sites

    4. Increases of penalties

      1. 13.Maximum penalty for possessing for terrorist purposes

      2. 14.Maximum penalty for certain offences relating to nuclear material

      3. 15.Maximum penalty for contravening notice relating to encrypted information

    5. Incidental provisions about offences

      1. 16.Preparatory hearings in terrorism cases

      2. 17.Commission of offences abroad

      3. 18.Liability of company directors etc.

      4. 19.Consents to prosecutions

    6. Interpretation of Part 1

      1. 20.Interpretation of Part 1

  3. Part 2 Miscellaneous provisions

    1. Proscription of terrorist organisations

      1. 21.Grounds of proscription

      2. 22.Name changes by proscribed organisations

    2. Detention of terrorist suspects

      1. 23.Extension of period of detention of terrorist suspects

      2. 24.Grounds for extending detention

      3. 25.Expiry or renewal of extended maximum detention period

    3. Searches etc.

      1. 26.All premises warrants: England and Wales and Northern Ireland

      2. 27.All premises warrants: Scotland

      3. 28.Search, seizure and forfeiture of terrorist publications

      4. 29.Power to search vehicles under Schedule 7 to the Terrorism Act 2000

      5. 30.Extension to internal waters of authorisations to stop and search

    4. Other investigatory powers

      1. 31.Amendment of the Intelligence Services Act 1994

      2. 32.Interception warrants

      3. 33.Disclosure notices for the purposes of terrorist investigations

    5. Definition of terrorism etc.

      1. 34.Amendment of the definition of “terrorism” etc.

    6. Other amendments

      1. 35.Applications for extended detention of seized cash

  4. Part 3 Supplemental provisions

    1. 36.Review of terrorism legislation

    2. 37.Consequential amendments and repeals

    3. 38.Expenses

    4. 39.Short title, commencement and extent

    1. Schedule 1

      Convention offences

    2. Schedule 2

      Seizure and forfeiture of terrorist publications

    3. Schedule 3

      Repeals

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