Criminal Justice

Home Department written question – answered on 5th February 2008.

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Photo of David Davis David Davis Shadow Secretary of State (Home Office)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many Acts of Parliament sponsored by her Department which relate either wholly or partly to criminal justice have been passed since May 1997.

Photo of Jacqui Smith Jacqui Smith Home Secretary

Responsibility for general policy on criminal justice passed to the Ministry of Justice in May 2007.

As regards those areas of policy which are still the responsibility of the Home Office, the following Acts passed since May 1997 relate wholly or in significant part to criminal justice:

Firearms (Amendment)(No. 2) Act 1997

Criminal Justice (Terrorism and Conspiracy) Act 1997

Criminal Justice (International Co-operation)(Amendment) Act 1998

Crime and Disorder Act 1998

Football (Offences and Disorder) Act 1999

Football (Disorder) Act 2000

Terrorism Act 2000

Vehicles (Crime) Act 2001

Anti-Terrorism Crime and Security Act 2001

Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

Police Reform Act 2002

Mobile Phones Reprogramming Act 2002

Football Disorder (Amendment) Act 2002

Extradition Act 2003

Sexual Offences Act 2003, Part II

Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003

Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003

Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005

Drugs Act 2005

Serious and Organised Crime and Police Act 2005

Police and Justice Act 2005

Racial and Religious Hatred Act 2006

Terrorism Act 2006

Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006

Serious Crime Act 2007

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