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Enemies of the state: Proscription powers and their use in the United Kingdom

Legrand, Timothy; Jarvis, Lee


This article assesses the use of proscription powers as a tool for countering terrorism, using the United Kingdom as a case study. The article begins with a brief overview of the United Kingdom�s current proscription regime. It then situates this in historical context, noting the significant recent increase in proscribed groups and the predominance of �Islamist� organisations therein. The article then critiques proscription on four principal grounds. First, in terms of the challenges of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: British Politics
DOI: 10.1057/bp.2014.8


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