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    Should the Treason law be updated?

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics...ome-secretary/

    Many people do. At first it looks a great idea if a decent definition can be worded into the legislation.

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    I can't read all of that link, it is restricted.

    Link to Sky News:-

    https://news.sky.com/story/ancient-t...judge-11447934

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    I have no idea why the law was taken off the statute books. If we know that, we might have an argument against reintroduction.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barry View Post
    I have no idea why the law was taken off the statute books. If we know that, we might have an argument against reintroduction.
    I was not aware it had been:-

    https://libguides.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/...2806&p=3424852

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barry View Post
    I have no idea why the law was taken off the statute books. If we know that, we might have an argument against reintroduction.
    not sure it has barry , the treason felony act 1848 was what the procurator fiscal on behalf of the crown in scotland was trying to extradite clara ponsati back to spain.

    Thankfully the arrest warrant and proceedings have now been dropped.
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    Quote Originally Posted by albertcornercrew View Post
    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics...ome-secretary/

    Many people do. At first it looks a great idea if a decent definition can be worded into the legislation.
    As long as a few politicians get caught within the new definition, I'm all for it.
    those princes have accomplished most who paid little heed to keeping their promises, but who knew how to manipulate the minds of men craftily.

    Machiavelli, The Prince

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