Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill receives Royal Assent

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Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill receives Royal Assent

The Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill has received Royal Assent. For further information on the gov.uk website please click here.  To access the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 in full please click here. The Act places a new duty on higher education institutions and other public bodies such as schools and prisons to have due regard to the need to prevent individuals from being drawn into terrorism. Statutory guidance will be published in due course setting out the steps higher education institutions are expected to take to comply with the new duty.