TITLE

Identity Cards: The Final Nail in the Coffin of Civil Liberties?

AUTHOR(S)
Khan, Arfan
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Criminal Law;Apr2006, Vol. 70 Issue 2, p139
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author comments on the proposal to introduce identity cards as an answer to tackle terrorism and organised crime. He feels that it might be the final nail in the coffin of civil liberties. The Terrorism Act 2000, the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001, the Criminal Justice Act 2003 ,the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005, and the Terrorism Bill 2005 may all be seen as examples of progressive curtailment of liberty.
ACCESSION #
22308326

 

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