Control Order Powers
Tony McNulty (Minister of State, Home Office; Harrow East, Labour)
Section 14(1) of the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005 (the 2005 Act) requires the Secretary of State to report to Parliament as soon as reasonably practicable after the end of every relevant three-month period on the exercise of the control order powers during that period.
During the period
The Secretary of State has also renewed one control order in accordance with Section 2 (4) (b) of the 2005 Act on
There are 15 control orders currently in force, six of which are in respect of British citizens.
During the period two requests to modify a control order obligation were agreed, and seven requests to modify a control order obligation were refused. A right of appeal exists in section 10(3) of the 2005 Act against a decision by the Secretary of State not to modify an obligation contained in a control order.