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prevent duty guidance: for England and Wales

17 June 2015

Guidance for specified authorities in England and Wales on the Prevent Duty set out in the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015.

This statutory guidance is issued under section 29 of the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 and came into force on 25 March 2015. From 1 July 2015 schools have a duty under section 26 of the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 to have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism.

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Keeping Children Safe – 1 October amendment

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