cordon, for terrorism investigation

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The demarcation of an area by police for the purpose of investigating terrorist offences by use of tape or other means under powers given by s 33 of the Terrorism Act 2000. Normally the authority to do so must be given by a police officer of at least the rank of superintendent but in an emergency any officer may authorize the cordon pending the authority of a superintendent.

Subjects: Law.

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