[Still on despite weather]
P A G Public Meeting
"Criminal Justice & Your Freedom"
A panel discussion
7.30 p.m. Monday 29th November 2010
Manx Legion Club, Market Hill, Douglas
Admission free - All welcome
We all value our freedom, especially here in the Isle of Man, so when Government brings in legislation that threatens some of those freedoms it is inevitable that there will be much public concern. That is what has happened with the Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2010.
The weighty document contains 78 Clauses many of which are controversial by giving Police greater powers and allowing the Department of Home Affairs to amend legislation 'By Order'. Such a measure allows D H A to by-pass the tried and tested scrutiny process primary legislation receives.
Here are some of the more worrying proposals:
- allowing a constable to 'Arrest without warrant'
- on the spot penalties
- unlimited search warrants
- child dispersal orders
Do come and find out more how these could impact on our Island life. It's not too late to modify the Bill as it is now to be considered by a Select Committee of the House of Keys and your opinion is valuable - it's a live political issue.
First of all come along and hear what our expert panel have to say and then draw your own conclusion.
This is the last P A G Public Meeting of the year, so please do make every effort to attend.
Let your friends know - everyone is welcome - admission free!
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