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The Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2008

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Article 12(3).

SCHEDULE 2SPECIFIED OFFENCES

This schedule has no associated Explanatory Memorandum

PART 1SPECIFIED VIOLENT OFFENCES

1.  Manslaughter.

2.  Kidnapping.

3.  Riot.

4.  Affray.

5.  False imprisonment.

The Offences against the Person Act 1861 (c. 100)

6.  An offence under—

  • section 4 (soliciting murder),

  • section 16 (threats to kill),

  • section 18 (wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm),

  • section 20 (malicious wounding),

  • section 21 (attempting to choke, suffocate or strangle in order to commit or assist in committing an indictable offence),

  • section 22 (using chloroform etc. to commit or assist in the committing of any indictable offence)

  • section 23 (maliciously administering poison etc. so as to endanger life or inflict grievous bodily harm),

  • section 27 (abandoning children),

  • section 28 (causing bodily injury by explosives),

  • section 29 (using explosives etc. with intent to do grievous bodily harm),

  • section 30 (placing explosives with intent to do bodily injury),

  • section 31 (setting spring guns etc. with intent to do grievous bodily harm),

  • section 32 (endangering the safety of railway passengers),

  • section 35 (injuring persons by furious driving), or

  • section 37 (assaulting officer preserving wreck).

7.  An offence under section 47 of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

The Explosive Substances Act 1883 (c. 3)

8.  An offence under—

  • section 2 (causing explosion likely to endanger life or property),

  • section 3 (attempt to cause explosion, or making or keeping explosive with intent to endanger life or property), or

  • section 4 (possession of explosives or ammunition in suspicious circumstances).

The Infanticide Act (Northern Ireland) 1939 (c. 5)

9.  An offence under section 1 (infanticide).

The Criminal Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 1945 (c. 15)

10.  An offence under section 25 (child destruction).

The Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (Northern Ireland) 1968 (c. 28)

11.  An offence under section 7(1)(b) (assault with intent to resist arrest).

The Children and Young Persons Act (Northern Ireland) 1968 (c. 34)

12.  An offence under section 20 (cruelty to children).

The Theft Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 (c. 16)

13.  An offence under section 8 (robbery or assault with intent to rob).

14.  An offence under section 9 of burglary with intent to—

(a)inflict grievous bodily harm on a person, or

(b)do unlawful damage to a building or anything in it.

15.  An offence under section 10 (aggravated burglary).

The Criminal Damage (Northern Ireland) Order 1977 (NI 4)

16.  An offence of arson under Article 3.

17.  An offence under Article 3(2) (destroying or damaging property) other than offence of arson

The Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 (NI 1)

18.  An offence under Article 172B (aggravated vehicle-taking causing death or grievous bodily injury).

The Taking of Hostages Act 1982 (c. 28)

19.  An offence under section 1 (hostage-taking).

The Aviation Security Act 1982 (c. 36)

20.  An offence under—

  • section 1 (hijacking),

  • section 2 (destroying, damaging or endangering safety of aircraft),

  • section 3 (other acts endangering or likely to endanger safety of aircraft), or

  • section 4 (offences in relation to certain dangerous articles).

The Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (NI 4)

21.  An offence under Article 121 (ill-treatment of patients).

The Criminal Justice Act 1988 (c. 33)

22.  An offence under section 134 (torture).

The Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990 (c. 31)

23.  An offence under—

  • section 1 (endangering safety at aerodromes),

  • section 9 (hijacking of ships),

  • section 10 (seizing or exercising control of fixed platforms),

  • section 11 (destroying fixed platforms or endangering their safety),

  • section 12 (other acts endangering or likely to endanger safe navigation), or

  • section 13 (offences involving threats).

The Channel Tunnel (Security) Order 1994 (S.I. 1994/570)

24.  An offence under Part 2 (offences relating to Channel Tunnel trains and the tunnel system).

The Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (NI 18)

25.  An offence under—

  • Article 9 (causing death or grievous bodily injury by dangerous driving), or

  • Article 14 (causing death or grievous bodily injury by careless driving when under the influence of drink or drugs).

The Protection from Harassment (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 (NI 9)

26.  An offence under Article 6 (putting people in fear of violence).

The Police (Northern Ireland) Act 1998 (c. 32

27.  An offence under section 66 (assaulting or obstructing a constable etc.).

The International Criminal Court Act 2001 (c. 17)

28.  An offence under section 51 or 52 (genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and related offences), other than one involving murder.

The Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 (c. 31)

29.  An offence under—

  • section 1 (female genital mutilation),

  • section 2 (assisting a girl to mutilate her own genitalia), or

  • section 3 (assisting a non-UK person to mutilate overseas a girl’s genitalia).

The Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (c. 28)

30.  An offence under section 5 (causing or allowing the death of a child or vulnerable adult).

The Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004 (NI 3)

31.  An offence under—

  • Article 58 (possession with intent),

  • Article 59 (use of firearm to resist arrest),

  • Article 60 (carrying firearm with criminal intent), or

  • Article 64 (possession of a firearm in suspicious circumstances).

Other offences

32.  An offence of—

(a)aiding, abetting, counselling, procuring or inciting the commission of an offence specified in this Part of this Schedule,

(b)conspiring to commit an offence so specified, or

(c)attempting to commit an offence so specified.

33.  An offence under Part 2 of the Serious Crime Act 2007 (c. 27) (encouraging or assisting crime) in relation to an offence specified in this Part of this Schedule.

34.  An attempt to commit murder or a conspiracy to commit murder.

PART 2SPECIFIED SEXUAL OFFENCES

1.  Rape.

The Offences against the Person Act 1861 (c. 100)

2.  An offence under—

  • section 52 (indecent assault upon a female),

  • section 53 (abduction of woman etc.),

  • section 54 (abduction of woman by force), or

  • section 55 (abduction of unmarried girl under 16 from parent or guardian)

The Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885 (c. 69)

3.  An offence under—

  • section 2 (procuration),

  • section 3 (procurement of woman or girl by threats etc. or administering drugs),

  • section 4 (intercourse or attempted intercourse with girl under 14),

  • section 5 (intercourse or attempted intercourse with girl under 17),

  • section 6 (permitting girl under 17 to use premises for intercourse),

  • section 7 (abduction of girl under 18 from parent or guardian), or

  • section 8 (unlawful detention of woman or girl in brothel etc.).

The Vagrancy Act 1898 (c. 38)

4.  An offence under section 1 (living on earnings of prostitution or soliciting or importuning in a public place).

The Punishment of Incest Act 1908 (c. 45)

5  An offence under—

  • section 1 (incest by a man), or

  • section 2 (incest by a woman).

The Children and Young Persons Act (Northern Ireland) 1968 (c. 34)

6.  An offence under—

  • section 21 (causing or encouraging seduction or prostitution of girl under 17), or

  • section 22 (indecent conduct towards child).

The Theft Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 (c. 16)

7.  An offence under section 9 of burglary with intent to commit rape.

The Protection of Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1978 (NI 17)

8.  An offence under Article 3 (indecent photographs of children).

The Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 (c. 2)

9.  An offence under section 170 (penalty for fraudulent evasion of duty etc.) in relation to goods prohibited to be imported under section 42 of the Customs Consolidation Act 1876 (c. 36) (indecent or obscene articles).

The Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1980 (NI 6)

10.  An offence under Article 9 (inciting girl under 16 to have incestuous sexual intercourse).

The Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (NI 4

11.  An offence under—

  • Article 122 (protection of women suffering from severe mental handicap), or

  • Article 123 (protection of patients).

The Criminal Justice (Evidence, Etc.) (Northern Ireland) Order 1988 (NI 17)

12.  An offence under Article 15 (possession of indecent photograph of a child).

The Sexual Offences Act 2003 (c. 42)

13.  An offence under—

  • section 15 (meeting a child following sexual grooming etc.),

  • section 16 (abuse of position of trust: sexual activity with a child),

  • section 17 (abuse of position of trust: causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity),

  • section 18 (abuse of position of trust: sexual activity in the presence of a child),

  • section 19 (abuse of position of trust: causing a child to watch a sexual act),

  • section 47 (paying for sexual services of a child),

  • section 48 (causing or inciting child prostitution or pornography),

  • section 49 (controlling a child prostitute or a child involved in pornography),

  • section 50 (arranging or facilitating child prostitution or pornography),

  • section 52 (causing or inciting prostitution for gain),

  • section 53 (controlling prostitution for gain),

  • section 57 (trafficking into the UK for sexual exploitation),

  • section 58 (trafficking within the UK for sexual exploitation),

  • section 59 (trafficking out of the UK for sexual exploitation),

  • section 66 (exposure),

  • section 67 (voyeurism),

  • section 69 (intercourse with an animal),

  • section 70 (sexual penetration of a corpse),

  • section 91 (offences relating to notification),

  • section 113 (breach of sexual offences prevention order, etc),

  • section 122 (breach of foreign travel order),

  • section 128 (breach of risk of sexual harm order, etc).

The Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 (NI 13)

14.  An offence under—

  • Article 20 (assault with intent to commit buggery), or

  • Article 21 (indecent assault on a male).

Other offences

15.  An offence of—

(a)aiding, abetting, counselling, procuring or inciting the commission of an offence specified in this Part of this Schedule

(b)conspiring to commit an offence so specified, or

(c)attempting to commit an offence so specified.

16.  An offence under Part 2 of the Serious Crime Act 2007 (c. 27) (encouraging or assisting crime) in relation to an offence specified in this Part of this Schedule.

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