A Home Office spokesman said: "For an offence to be committed, the information would have to raise a reasonable suspicion that it was intended to be used to provide practical assistance to terrorists. Taking photographs of police officers would not, except in very exceptional circumstances, be caught by this offence
If you believe this you will believe anything
This from a serving Police Officer on Devils Kitchen
This is very odd. Speaking as a serving officer, I would have thought that we would have been fully jemmed up on this law, seeing how it is (apparently) for our safety. Yet neither I, nor any of my colleagues know anything about it. I wasn't actually aware that I was in so much personal danger that this jaw-droppingly draconian law was needed. Am grateful for those in the blogosphere bringing it to my attention because I would have know sod-all about it otherwise.