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Section 20 – Prevention Of Terrorism Act 2002

Prevention Of Terrorism Act 2002


20. Offence relating to membership of a terrorist organisation:


(1) A person commits an offence if he belongs or professes to belong to a terrorist organisation:


Provided that this sub-section shall not apply where the person charged is able to prove-


(a) That the organisation was not declared as a terrorist organisation at the time when he became a member or began to profess to be a member; and


(b) That he has not taken part in the activities of the organisation at any time during its inclusion in the Schedule as a terrorist organisation.


(2) A person guilty of an offence under this section shall be liable, on conviction, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years or with fine or with both.



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