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Prevent duty guidance

Policy documents

Prevent GuidanceThis is not a research source. The links from this page go-to the UK Government's website to where it has provided statutory guidance on implementation of the 2015 Counter-Terrorism and Security Act. It is included here as it is one of the key legal documents relating to the prevention of extremism and radicalisation in the UK.

Publisher's description

The Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 contains a duty on specified authorities to have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism.

The government has produced guidance (issued under section 29 of the Act) for specified authorities, which they must have regard to when complying with the duty. There are 2 versions of the guidance: one for authorities in England and Wales, and one for authorities in Scotland.

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