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The Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005 (which gives powers to impose control orders) is repealed.
(1)The Secretary of State may by notice (a “TPIM notice”) impose specified terrorism prevention and investigation measures on an individual if conditions A to E in section 3 are met.
(2)In this Act “terrorism prevention and investigation measures” means requirements, restrictions and other provision which may be made in relation to an individual by virtue of Schedule 1 (terrorism prevention and investigation measures).
(3)In this section and Part 1 of Schedule 1 “specified” means specified in the TPIM notice.
[F1(4)The Secretary of State must publish factors that he or she considers are appropriate to take into account when deciding whether to impose restrictions on an individual by virtue of paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 (travel measure).]
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(1)Condition A is that the Secretary of State [F2is satisfied, on the balance of probabilities, ] that the individual is, or has been, involved in terrorism-related activity (the “relevant activity”).
(2)Condition B is that some or all of the relevant activity is new terrorism-related activity.
(3)Condition C is that the Secretary of State reasonably considers that it is necessary, for purposes connected with protecting members of the public from a risk of terrorism, for terrorism prevention and investigation measures to be imposed on the individual.
(4)Condition D is that the Secretary of State reasonably considers that it is necessary, for purposes connected with preventing or restricting the individual's involvement in terrorism-related activity, for the specified terrorism prevention and investigation measures to be imposed on the individual.
(5)Condition E is that—
(a)the court gives the Secretary of State permission under section 6, or
(b)the Secretary of State reasonably considers that the urgency of the case requires terrorism prevention and investigation measures to be imposed without obtaining such permission.
(6)In this section “ ” means—
(a)if no TPIM notice relating to the individual has ever been in force, terrorism-related activity occurring at any time (whether before or after the coming into force of this Act);
(b)if only one TPIM notice relating to the individual has ever been in force, terrorism-related activity occurring after that notice came into force; or
(c)if two or more TPIM notices relating to the individual have been in force, terrorism-related activity occurring after such a notice came into force most recently.
(1)For the purposes of this Act, involvement in terrorism-related activity is any one or more of the following—
(a)the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism;
(b)conduct which facilitates the commission, preparation or instigation of such acts, or which is intended to do so;
(c)conduct which gives encouragement to the commission, preparation or instigation of such acts, or which is intended to do so;
(d)conduct which gives support or assistance to individuals who are known or believed by the individual concerned to be involved in conduct falling within [F3paragraph (a)];
and for the purposes of this Act it is immaterial whether the acts of terrorism in question are specific acts of terrorism or acts of terrorism in general.
(2)For the purposes of this Act, it is immaterial whether an individual's involvement in terrorism-related activity occurs before or after the coming into force of this Act.
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