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International Criminal Court (Scotland) Act 2001

Section 7 – Meaning of “ancillary offence”

16.This section defines ancillary offences for the purposes of Part 1 of the Act. They reflect the forms of secondary liability in article 25.3, but are defined in terms of the equivalent offences in Scots law.

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