1.  Manslaughter.N.I.

2.  Kidnapping.N.I.

3.  Riot.N.I.

4.  Affray.N.I.

5.  False imprisonment.N.I.

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

6.  An offence under—N.I.

  • 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.N.I.

The Explosive Substances Act 1883 (c. 3)N.I.

8.  An offence under—N.I.

  • 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)N.I.

9.  An offence under section 1 (infanticide).N.I.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(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).N.I.

[F1The Criminal Jurisdiction Act 1975 (c. 59)N.I.


Amendments (Textual)

F1Sch. 2 Pt. 1 para. 15A and preceding cross-heading inserted (5.5.2011) by virtue of Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 24), ss. 57(1)(b)(2), 111(1)(b) (with s. 106(4), Sch. 6 para. 6)

15A  An offence under section 2 (hi-jacking of vehicles or ships).]N.I.

The Criminal Damage (Northern Ireland) Order 1977 (NI 4)N.I.

16.  An offence of arson under Article 3.N.I.

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

The Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 (NI 1)N.I.

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

The Taking of Hostages Act 1982 (c. 28)N.I.

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

The Aviation Security Act 1982 (c. 36)N.I.

20.  An offence under—N.I.

  • 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)N.I.

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

The Criminal Justice Act 1988 (c. 33)N.I.

22.  An offence under section 134 (torture).N.I.

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

23.  An offence under—N.I.

  • 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)N.I.

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

The Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (NI 18)N.I.

25.  An offence under—N.I.

  • 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)N.I.

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

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

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

[F2The Terrorism Act 2000 (c. 11)N.I.


Amendments (Textual)

F2Sch. 2 Pt. I para. 27A and preceding cross-heading inserted (12.1.2010) by Coroners and Justice Act 2009 (c. 25), ss. 139(6), 182(5) (with s. 180, Sch. 22 para. 38); S.I. 2010/28, art. 2(a)

27A  An offence under—N.I.

  • section 54 (weapons training),

  • section 56 (directing terrorist organisation),

  • section 57 (possession of article for terrorist purposes), or

  • section 59 (inciting terrorism overseas).]

The International Criminal Court Act 2001 (c. 17)N.I.

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

[F3The Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001 (c. 24)N.I.


Amendments (Textual)

F3Sch. 2 Pt. I para. 28A and preceding cross-heading inserted (12.1.2010) by Coroners and Justice Act 2009 (c. 25), ss. 139(7), 182(5) (with s. 180, Sch. 22 para. 38); S.I. 2010/28, art. 2(a)

28A  An offence under—N.I.

  • section 47 (use etc of nuclear weapons),

  • section 50 (assisting or inducing certain weapons-related acts overseas), or

  • section 113 (use of noxious substance or thing to cause harm or intimidate).]

The Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 (c. 31)N.I.

29.  An offence under—N.I.

  • 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)N.I.

30.  An offence under section 5 (causing or allowing [F4a child or vulnerable adult to die or suffer serious physical harm] ).N.I.


Amendments (Textual)

The Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004 (NI 3)N.I.

31.  An offence under—N.I.

  • 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).

[F5The Terrorism Act 2006 (c. 11)N.I.


Amendments (Textual)

F5Sch. 2 Pt. I para. 31A and preceding cross-heading inserted (12.1.2010) by Coroners and Justice Act 2009 (c. 25), ss. 139(8), 182(5) (with s. 180, Sch. 22 para. 38); S.I. 2010/28, art. 2(a)

31A  An offence under—N.I.

  • section 5 (preparation of terrorist acts),

  • section 6 (training for terrorism),

  • section 9 (making or possession of radioactive device or material),

  • section 10 (use of radioactive device or material for terrorist purposes etc), or

  • section 11 (terrorist threats relating to radioactive devices etc).]