Clause 1 — Encouragement of Terrorism

Part of Orders of the Day — Terrorism Bill — [1st Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 12:41 pm on 2nd November 2005.

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Photo of Dominic Grieve Dominic Grieve Shadow Attorney General 12:41 pm, 2nd November 2005

I beg to move amendment No. 79, in page 1, line 8, leave out paragraph (b) and insert—

'(b) at the time he does so, he intends or is recklessly indifferent to the fact that the publication will be understood as a direct or indirect encouragement or inducement to the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism or Convention offences.

(c) it is not necessary that the prosecution prove that he intended to cause, encourage or induce the commission, preparation or instigation of a specific terrorist act'.