Part 13 Miscellaneous (ss 306-329)
Part 13 Miscellaneous (ss 306-329)

306 Limit on period of detention without charge of suspected terrorists

(1)     Schedule 8 to the Terrorism Act 2000 (c 11) (detention) is amended as follows.

(2)     . . .

(3)     . . .

(4)     After that sub-paragraph there is inserted—

“(3A)     Where the period specified in a warrant of further detention—

(a)     ends at the end of the period of seven days beginning with the relevant time, or

(b)     by virtue of a previous extension (or further extension) under this sub-paragraph, ends after the end of that period,

the specified period may, on an application under this paragraph, be extended or further extended to a period ending not later than the end of the period of fourteen days beginning with the relevant time.

(3B)     In this paragraph “the relevant time”, in relation to a person, means—

(a)     the time of his arrest under section 41, or

(b)     if he was being detained under Schedule 7 when he was arrested under section 41, the time when his examination under that Schedule began.”

307 Enforcement of regulations implementing [EU] legislation on endangered species

(1)     In this section—

“the 1972 Act” means the European Communities Act 1972 (c 68);

“relevant [EU] instrument” means—

(a)     Council Regulation 338/97/EC on the protection of species of wild fauna and flora by regulating the trade therein, and

(b)     Commission Regulation 1808/01/EC on the implementation of the Council Regulation mentioned in paragraph (a).

(2)     Regulations made under section 2(2) of the 1972 Act for the purpose of implementing any relevant [EU] instrument may, notwithstanding paragraph 1(1)(d) of Schedule 2 to the 1972 Act, create offences punishable on conviction on indictment with imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years.

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