Snooper's charter: landmark report released on surveillance

June 11, 2015 11:24 AM

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David Anderson QC called for a "clean slate" in the approach to intrusive powers used by authorities to combat terrorism and serious crime, saying the current framework is "fragmented" and "obscure".

In a landmark 300-page report, the independent reviewer of terrorism legislation said a "comprehensive and comprehensible" new law was needed to replace "the multitude of current powers".

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