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Outcry over plan to give attorney general veto on war crimes warrants – The Guardian

“The attorney general will be asked to approve warrants before suspected war criminals can be arrested in future under a plan being negotiated by the Foreign Office in response to the row over attempts to arrest Israel’s former foreign minister.”

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The Guardian, 16th December 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Jack Straw issues ‘veto’ certificate under the Freedom of Information Act – Ministry of Justice

“Justice Secretary Jack Straw has issued a ‘veto’ certificate under section 53 of the Freedom of Information Act, overruling the Information Tribunal’s decision of 23 June 2009.”

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Ministry of Justice, 10th December 2009

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Straw vetoes publication of cabinet Iraq war minutes – The Guardian

“Jack Straw today said he would take the unprecedented step of vetoing the release of cabinet minutes relating to the decision to invade Iraq.”

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The Guardian, 24th February 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Jack Straw issues ‘veto’ certificate under the Freedom of Information Act – Ministry of Justice

“Justice Secretary Jack Straw has issued a ‘veto’ certificate under section 53 of the Freedom of Information Act (2000), overruling the Information Tribunal’s decision of 27 January upholding the Information Commissioner’s decision of 19 February 2008.”

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Ministry of Justice, 23rd February 2009

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Intelligence services demand veto on use of bugging evidence – The Independent

“The use of intercept evidence in court for the first time could be stalled by demands from the intelligence services for a right of veto over the use of the transcripts from their secret bugging operations. The CIA is also unhappy that its intercepted phone calls or conversations between suspected terrorists could be produced in British courts.”

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The Independent, 7th February 2008

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Britain ‘to drop EU veto over law and order’ – Daily Telegraph

“Tony Blair may be preparing to abandon Britain’s veto over law and order policy in Europe on the eve of his departure from Downing Street this month, MPs fear.”

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Daily Telegraph, 5th June 2007

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk


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