14 July 2014

Briefing: Schedule 7 examinations and detentions at ports

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Schedule 7 is a counter-terrorism power used at ports and airports and the widest ranging of all of the UK's stop and search powers.

After recent changes to the law, we've produced an up-to-date briefing for all you need to know about what powers police officers at ports now have to examine or detain you, data on how it has been used and an overview of the most notable recent policy developments in this area and research into the impact of the power.

This research document is available to download below.