SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 20E+W+S+N.I. Minor and Consequential Amendments

Sexual Offences (Northern Ireland) Order 1978 (S.I. 1978/460 (N.I.5))E+W+S+N.I.

27(1)In Article 6 (anonymity of complainants in rape offence cases)—E+W+S+N.I.

F1(a). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(b)in paragraph (5), for “broadcast or included in a cable programme” substitute “or included in a relevant programme” and for sub-paragraphs (c) and (d) substitute and

(c)in the case of matter included in a relevant programme, any body corporate which is engaged in providing the service in which the programme is included and any person having functions in relation to the programme corresponding to those of an editor of a newspaper,;

(c)in paragraph (6), omit the definitions of “a broadcast” and “cable programme” and after the definition of “complainant” insert—

relevant programme” means a programme included in a programme service (within the meaning of the Broadcasting Act 1990);; and

(d)in paragraph (7), for “broadcasting or inclusion in a cable programme” substitute “or inclusion in a relevant programme” and for “broadcast or inclusion in a cable programme” substitute “or upon matter included in a relevant programme”.

(2)In Article 7(3) (supplementary provisions), for “broadcast or cable programme in question was of” substitute “or programme in question was of, or (as the case may be) included,”.

F1(3). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Amendments (Textual)

F1Sch. 20 para. 27(1)(a)(3) repealed (9.1.1995) by S.I. 1994/2795 (NI 15), art. 26(3), Sch. 3; S.R. 1994/446, art. 2