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Clause 1

Part of Counter-Terrorism Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 10:30 am on 29th April 2008.

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Photo of David Davies David Davies Conservative, Monmouth 10:30 am, 29th April 2008

The Minister is making a compelling case. However, if the power to remove documents that might be written in a foreign language is necessary to investigate terrorist offences, will the same power not be necessary to investigate organised crime, which is also international? Why is there a disparity between the proposals for terrorism legislation and the current legislation for organised crime?