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    B1014 – National Security and Religion Control Bill 2016, TSR UK Independence Party
    National Security and Religion Control Bill 2016

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    To change Britain's response to another terrorist attack.

    BE IT ENACTED by The Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Commons in this present Parliament assembled, in accordance with the provisions of the Parliament Acts 1911 and 1949, and by the authority of the same, as follows:-

    1 Income

    (1) The Home Office shall create, and operate a department for monitoring religion.
    (2) All places of worship shall be required to record their sources of annual income in a set of accounts which shall be sent to the Home Office.
    (a) all funding coming from a foreign organisation is prohibited.
    (b) all funding origination abroad is prohibited.
    (c) places of worship accepting funding from a foreign organisation shall be fined equal to 200% of the funding received.
    (i) on a second offence of receiving funding from abroad the place of worship shall be closed.
    (3) Places of worship may not accept donations from businesses, foreign governmental organisations, and individuals not resident in the United Kingdom.
    (4) A Department of Religious Financial Inspection shall be created to monitor the accounts searching for money laundering, tax evasion, funding to terror organisations, and enforcing 1(1) to 1(3) of this Act.

    2 Inspections of places of worship, and schools

    (1) All places of worship shall be subject to spot inspections by representatives from the police, and National Crime Agency.
    (2) Inspectors shall be checking;
    a. the background of senior figures in that place of worship.
    b. the nature of the services conducted.
    c. any extremist ideologies that may be preached.
    (3) All places of worship will be required to follow a standard operating procedure set out by the Home Office.
    (4) All faith schools shall be expected to monitor the promotion of religion.
    (5) It shall be illegal to promote an extremist ideology in schools, or encourage pupils to follow an extremist ideology.

    3 Sharia Law

    (1) Sharia courts of any nature shall be prohibited from forming in the United Kingdom.
    (2) All previous decision made by Sharia courts shall be considered as void, and not legally binding.
    (3) Operation of a Sharia court shall;
    (a) be met with imprisonment for no longer than ten years but serving a minimum of five years and, or;
    (b) a fine not exceeding £100000 but greater than £10000.
    (4) Promoting Sharia law in Britain will be a criminal offence punished by;-
    (a) be met with imprisonment for no longer than ten years but serving a minimum of five years and, or;
    (b) a fine not exceeding £100000 but greater than £10000.

    4 Extremist preaching

    Encouraging people to follow and extremist ideology, or promoting an extremist ideology is illegal.

    5 Removal from the United Kingdom

    (1) All known terror suspects, and preachers of an extremist ideology shall be stripped of British citizenship, if;
    (a) British citizenship was granted after the terror suspect, or extremist preached moved to the United Kingdom.
    (2) All known terror suspects, and preachers who are not British citizens shall be removed from the Untied Kingdom to their country of origin.
    (a) There will be no consideration for their human rights, any persecution they may suffer in their home country, or for family who may be in the United Kingdom.

    6 Border checks

    (1) Border checks shall be established at all airports, sea ports, and heliports with commercial international links to monitor people planning to leave the United Kingdom.
    (2) A checkpoint shall be created at the first possible opportunity on the British side of the channel tunnel to monitor people leaving Britain.
    (a) the government shall enter talks with France to place this checkpoint in France.

    7 Monitoring of British Citizens

    (1) Terror suspects, or extremist preachers who are British citizens, and are not eligible to have their British citizenship removed under 6(1) shall be monitored by;
    (a) being required to physically report to a police station every two weeks, and
    (b) be tagged with an electronic tag to monitor their location.
    (2) These individuals shall be prohibited from leaving the United Kingdom by any means.

    8 Children of extremist preachers

    (1) All children of people who preach an extremist ideology shall;
    (a) be removed from the united Kingdom with there parents where possible, or
    (b) taken into social care with the aim of adoption where removal is not possible.
    (2) Be placed in a rehabilitation programme to be created by the Home Office which aims to reverse any influence parents may have had.

    9 Interpretations

    (1) Preaching is the unsolicited promotion of religion, or the detailing of religion in a public place using a raised voice, or a voice magnification tool, including but not limited to a megaphone; or publishing literature containing the message.
    (2) Literature when used shall refer to;
    a. Books
    b. Leaflets and posters
    c. CD's and DVDs
    (3) In this Act a place of worship is a building, or place where a religion is promoted, encouraged, taught, or services held in the name of a religion, with an attendance of more than 10 people.
    (4) A foreign organisation in this Act refers to an business, charity, collective group of people, or government based outside the United Kingdom.
    (5) In this Act an extremist ideology is an ideology that;
    (a) promotes, or encourages Sharia law, or
    (b) praises terror attacks, or
    (c) praises the people who conducted terror attacks, or
    (d) calls for more terror attacks, or
    (e) calls Britain, or the United Kingdom an enemy, or
    (f) calls for the destruction of the United Kingdom
    (i) Unless he destruction refers to the disunion of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

    10 Commencement, short title and extent

    (1) This Act shall come into force on the 1st April 2017.
    (2) This Act may be cited as the National Security Act 2016.
    (3) This Act extends to the United Kingdom

    Notes

    Yes, this bill is reactionary but for years the response to attacks has been thoughtless prayers, changing Facebook profile photos, a thousand different Twitter hashtags, worthless calls for solidity, endless reminders of the good majority, misguided statements demanding more tolerance, and a reluctance to control immigration when the attacker was Tunisian: a new response is needed.

    This bill aims to strip terror suspects of citizenship when possible, remove all terror suspects from the country, strictly monitor religion, remove hate preachers from society, and take a hard line approach to radicalisation by monitoring places of worship.

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    No this isn't reactionary, it is opportunism.

    Shall we just pretend that ECHR doesn't exist?
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    The **** :indiff:
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    (Original post by cBay)
    No this isn't reactionary, it is opportunism.

    Shall we just pretend that ECHR doesn't exist?
    Yes, we should ignore its influence because the safety of British society is more important than the human rights of terror suspects, and extremist preachers.
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    I fully agree with stopping foreign funding of mosques and closing down all sharia courts.

    But I do still have issues with this bill as it stands.

    Firstly, I don't think this has been proofread. There are a few typos and grammatical mistakes to look at.

    Secondly, promoting sharia law should not in and of itself be considered a crime. Certainly it's a backwards system, but the rest of the bill ensures it has no impact on public life, and so this seems like an unnecessary infringement on free speech. To censor the mere idea of the system is awfully autocratic.

    Thirdly, stripping extremist preachers of their citizenship allows for the possibility of them moving to another country to promote their hatred, thereby giving them the potential to radicalise people in other parts of the world, who may then commit terrorist attacks, perhaps even in the UK. So this does not strike me as an effective way of tackling the problem.

    If these issues are addressed I would gladly vote aye, as banning sharia courts and stopping foreign funding of mosques is such an obviously necessary action, but for now it's a nay.

    Also, I'm not sure the author knows what the word reactionary means. Perhaps knee-jerk would be a better description of the bill
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    (Original post by Nigel Farage MEP)
    Yes, we should ignore its influence because the safety of British society is more important than the human rights of terror suspects, and extremist preachers.
    4026 days and counting.

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    Use words which are already established. Change 'preaching' to 'proselytising'.

    I can't agree with stripping terror suspects of their human rights. People are innocent until proven guilty.

    Also, people should be free to publish literature. You don't have to read what somebody writes, but you do have to listen to what they say if it's in a public space. Remove 9 (2).
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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    4026 days and counting.

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    With this bill 4026 will have more chance of become 8052, or infinite.
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    (Original post by Nigel Farage MEP)
    With this bill 4026 will have more chance of become 8052, or infinite.
    Except it will have the opposite effect, France shows that quite nicely.

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    First of all, if this this bill was created in 1 day, I applaud the work.

    Although I believe security does need to be stepped up not just in France but in Britain and other European coutries too, I do not believe places of worship should be denied funding from abroad and as Mactotaur has pointed out, terror suspects should not have their human rights affected. Also, I am concerned of how you will separate normal religous preaching from extremist religous preaching. Because of these things, I will vote abstain on this bill in its current form.
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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    Except it will have the opposite effect, France shows that quite nicely.

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    Let us remember London has been attacked but it is luck lives have not been lost, in 2007 car bombs failed to detonate properly, it was emergency services nearby noticing the cars smoking that prevented an attack; it was luck no one was killed. In 2008 there was an attack in an Exeter cafe but the device did not work properly, and police found a second device before detonation after the suspect failed in the attempt to detonate the first device: luck saved lives.

    France shows what happens when a country becomes very lenient handing out residence to individuals from all over the world. The difference is Britain has more competent security services compared to the rest of Europe where failings have led to attacks taking place, if British intelligence was not as good as it is Britain would have been attacked.
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    Nay. Possibly the dumbest Bill I've seen in MHoC. Particularly the Sharia law provisions alienate a huge amount of business for investment banks, funds, and law firms based in the UK, and will likely see most of the UK's financial services provision relocated abroad.
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    (Original post by Nigel Farage MEP)
    Let us remember London has been attacked but it is luck lives have not been lost, in 2007 car bombs failed to detonate before emergency services nearby noticed the cars smoking; it was luck no one was killed. In 2008 there was an attack in an Exeter cafe but the device did not work properly, and police found a second device before detonation after the suspect failed in the attempt to detonate the first device: luck saved lives.

    France shows what happens when a country becomes very lenient handing out residence to individuals from all over the world. The difference is Britain has more competent security services compared to the rest of Europe where failings have led to attacks taking place, if British intelligence was not as good as it is Britain would have been attacked.
    France shows what happens what you make demographics that have a very violent side feel targeted and victimised, it should come as no surprise that the mainstream opinion as to why France is attacked so much is almost entirely down to their highly islamaphobic culture and over intervention.

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    I like some aspects of it (eg preventing the accumulation of power through religious entities, or abuse of UK education system), except the treatment of the people who are Muslim - far too Orwellian. History shows that this type of discrimination leads nowhere good.

    "(1) All known terror suspects, and preachers of an extremist ideology shall be stripped of British citizenship" - these terms are subjective, there'll be unfair and inconsistent enforcement. Ideology extends beyond religious ideology, so unless the phrasing is changed it is an encroaching piece of legislation.

    "(1) Border checks shall be established at all airports, sea ports, and heliports with commercial international links to monitor people planning to leave the United Kingdom. " - and how will they determine whether one is "of faith", exactly? Is there a scientific methodology, or some sort of brain scanning procedure that will be done?

    "(2) Be placed in a rehabilitation programme to be created by the Home Office which aims to reverse any influence parents may have had." - one step removed from indoctrination of our own variety
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    (Original post by Rather_Cynical)

    "(1) Border checks shall be established at all airports, sea ports, and heliports with commercial international links to monitor people planning to leave the United Kingdom. " - and how will they determine whether one is "of faith", exactly? Is there a scientific methodology, or some sort of brain scanning procedure that will be done?
    Don't be silly. Nobody would dare lie to government.
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    I was thinking that the UKIP government would slice people's brains open to see what's inside, if they looked brown or had a beard

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    Money from the worldwide Anglican community sent to the UK, perhaps as a contribution to a memorial in a church to those who fought in the first world war, would be illegal under this Bill.

    Nay*
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    This seems to basically block all religions other than Anglicanism functioning properly...
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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    France shows what happens what you make demographics that have a very violent side feel targeted and victimised, it should come as no surprise that the mainstream opinion as to why France is attacked so much is almost entirely down to their highly islamaphobic culture and over intervention.

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    Or it could be that France symbolises the Western way of life more than any other Western country, France's hedonism is unrivalled, its strong licentiousness being against ISIL values, and the 35 hour working week perfectly characterising a mode of life that values living above everything else. The second reason is because France has an image of being a weak, pacifist country which is an easy target, weapons are freely smuggled around the country, security services are underfunded, there are failings in the security services, and there is a large Islamic population which is not a problem in itself, but the bigger the population the more potential there is for radicalisation, and the more lone wolves there will be.
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    Nay for all the reasons that have already been expressed.
 
 
 
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