E-crime legal resources for boardroom business

Electronic crime (or e-crime, computer crime, netcrime, cybercrime etc.) has many definitions and disguises. But essentially these all concern criminal (or terrorist) offences planned or committed using computer systems and networks. Sometimes criminal activity is carried out against the systems and networks themselves. E-crime can threaten a nation’s security and financial health as well as […]

Terrorism Act 2000 (and 2006)

Terrorism Act 2000 (and 2006)

References: UK/2000/C/11 and UK/2006/C/11 The Terrorism Act 2000 makes provision about terrorism and makes temporary provision for Northern Ireland about the prosecution and punishment of certain offences, the preservation of peace and the maintenance of order. The Terrorism Act 2006 builds upon the objectives of the 2000 Act. Certain exemptions apply to Internet Service Providers (ISPs) Domestic and international terrorism […]

Counter-Terrorism Act 2008

Counter-Terrorism Act 2008

The UK Counter-Terrorism Act 200 confers further powers to gather and share information for counter-terrorism. The Counter-Terrorism Act 2008 makes further provision about the detention and questioning of terrorist suspects and the prosecution and punishment of terrorist offences; imposes notification requirements on persons convicted of such offences; confers further powers to act against terrorist financing, money laundering and certain other […]

Civil Contingencies Act 2004

Civil Contingencies Act 2004

The Civil Contingencies Act 2004 makes provision about civil contingencies by establishing data-sharing protocols and guidance amongst emergency services and utilities and transport companies, including fixed and mobile telephone service providers in the event of national emergency… The UK government aims to ensure that people are able to go about their business freely and with confidence. […]