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Terrorism

 

Increasingly, the government is using its powers to prosecute individuals under the Terrorism Acts.

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When should I call you if I’m accused of fraud?

Call us at the earliest opportunity. If the police want to interview you under caution at the police station, a member of our team will assist you, giving you both legal advice before the interview, and representation in the interview.

If you have been already interviewed, it’s not too late to ask us to handle your case.

How does The Terrorism Act 2000 define terrorist acts?

The offence explained in S 1 of The Terrorism Act 2000 defines the actions as including:

  • It involves serious violence against a person
  • It involves serious damage to property
  • It endangers a person’s life, other than that of the person committing the action
  • It creates a serious risk to the health or safety of the public or a section of the public, or
  • It is designed to seriously to interfere with or seriously to disrupt an electronic system
What is the purpose of The Terrorism Act?

To stop:

  • The use or threat that is designed to influence the government
  • The intimidation of the public
  • The use or threat is done to advance a political religion or ideological cause

If no firearms or explosives are used, there is no requirement that the use or threat is intended to influence the government or intimidate the public.

Why was The Terrorism Act 2006 introduced?

The Act was made law to focus on preventing the promotion of terrorism,  terrorist training, preparing for acts of terrorism, plus dissemination of terrorist materials.

The type of offences that are prosecuted include:
  • Preparing for acts of terrorism
  • Conspiracy to cause explosives
  • Training for terrorism
  • Publishing materials promoting terrorism
  • Possessing information for terrorist purposes
  • Failure to disclose information which may be of assistance in preventing an act of terrorism
  • Fundraising for terrorism

Terrorism acts can also involve money-laundering to fund or promote terrorism. The UK Has made it a priority to put anti-money laundering at the forefront of successive campaigns against terrorism.

Our expert legal team can help you in many ways. If you have:
  • Been arrested
  • Kept in custody regarding a terrorist offence
  • Have been suspected of promoting or encouraging terrorism
  • Had your house or premises searched
  • Been unfairly harassed by the security services
  • Had your assets frozen or been accused of money-laundering

Why should I choose Castle Solicitors?

We understand

24 hours a day you can contact us if you require legal advice.

We’re experienced

We don’t like losing, so if matters do go to trial, you’re guaranteed a solicitor who has a successful track record.

We win

Our goal is always to get the very best result for our clients, whether that be the police taking no further action, preventing someone from receiving a custodial sentence or clearing a client’s name with an acquittal after trial.

What should I do now?

Contact us by calling on 0121 226 3636, emailing admin@castlesolicitors.co.uk or even sending a message from this website on the contact page. We will call you back as soon as possible (usually within 2 hours) but in any event no later than 24 hours.

For emergencies, you can also contact our 24-hour helpline on 07912 784485

Remember

If you have been arrested to simply ask for Castle Solicitors at the police station and we will receive the call.