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Crime and Security Act 2010

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  1. Introduction

  2. Background and Overview

    1. Police powers of stop and search

    2. Fingerprints and samples

    3. Domestic violence

    4. Gang-related violence

    5. Anti-social behaviour orders

    6. Private security

    7. Prison security

    8. Air weapons

    9. Compensation of victims of overseas terrorism

    10. Sale and supply of alcohol

    11. Searches of controlled persons

  3. Territorial Extent and Application

    1. Territorial application: Wales

    2. Territorial application: Scotland

    3. Territorial application: Northern Ireland

  4. Commentary on Sections

    1. Police powers: stop and search

      1. Section 1: Records of searches

    2. Taking of fingerprints and samples: England and Wales

      1. Section 2: Powers to take material in relation to offences

      2. Section 3: Powers to take material in relation to offences outside England and Wales

      3. Section 4: Information to be given on taking of material

      4. Section 5: Speculative searches

      5. Section 6: Power to require attendance at police station

      6. Section 7: Qualifying offence

    3. Taking of fingerprints and samples: Northern Ireland

    4. Retention, destruction and use of fingerprints and samples

      1. Section 14: Material subject to the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984

      2. Section 15: Material subject to the Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989

      3. Section 16: Material subject to the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995

      4. Section 17: Material subject to the Terrorism Act 2000

      5. Section 18: Material subject to the Terrorism Act 2000 (Scotland)

      6. Section 19: Material subject to the International Criminal Court Act 2001

      7. Section 20: Material subject to the Counter-Terrorism Act 2008 (Scotland)

      8. Section 21: Other material

      9. Section 22: Destruction of material taken before commencement

      10. Section 23: National DNA Database Strategy Board

    5. Domestic violence

      1. Section 24: Power to issue a domestic violence protection notice

      2. Section 25: Contents and service of a domestic violence protection notice

      3. Section 26: Breach of a domestic violence protection notice

      4. Section 27: Application for a domestic violence protection order

      5. Section 28: Conditions for and contents of a domestic violence protection order

      6. Section 29: Breach of a domestic violence protection order

      7. Section 30: Further provision about remand

      8. Section 31: Guidance

      9. Section 32: Ministry of Defence Police

      10. Section 33: Pilot schemes

    6. Gang-related violence

      1. Section 34: Grant of injunction: minimum age

      2. Section 35: Review on respondent to injunction becoming 18

      3. Section 36: Consultation of youth offending team

      4. Section 37: Application for variation or discharge of injunction

      5. Section 38: Powers of court to remand

      6. Section 39: Powers of court on breach of injunction by respondent under 18

    7. New Schedule 5A: Part 1

    8. New Schedule 5A: Part 2

    9. New Schedule 5A: Part 3

    10. Anti-social behaviour orders

      1. Section 40: Report on family circumstances

      2. Section 41: Parenting orders on breach

    11. Private security industry

      1. Section 42: Extension of licensing scheme

      2. Section 43: Extension of approval scheme

      3. Section 44: Charges for vehicle release: appeals

    12. Prison security

      1. Section 45: Offences relating to electronic communications devices in prison

    13. Air weapons

      1. Section 46: Offence of allowing minors access to air weapons

    14. Compensation of victims of overseas terrorism

      1. Section 47: Introductory

      2. Section 48: Compensation scheme

      3. Section 49: Eligibility and applications

      4. Section 50: Payments

      5. Section 51: Claims officers

      6. Section 52: Reviews and appeals

      7. Section 53: Reports, accounts and financial records

      8. Section 54: Parliamentary control

    15. Sale and supply of alcohol

      1. Section 55: Power to restrict sale and supply of alcohol

    16. Searches of controlled persons

      1. Section 56: Persons subject to control order: powers of search and seizure

  5. Commencement Date

  6. Hansard References

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