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Criminal Law Act 1967

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Felony and Misdemeanour

    1. 1.Abolition of distinction between felony and misdemeanour

    2. 2.Arrest without warrant

    3. 3.Use of force in making arrest, etc.

    4. 4.Penalties for assisting offenders

    5. 5.Penalties for concealing offences or giving false information

    6. 6.Trial of offences

    7. 7.Powers of dealing with offenders

    8. 8.Jurisdiction of quarter sessions

    9. 9.Pardon

    10. 10.Amendments of particular enactments, and repeals

    11. 11.Extent of Part I, and provision for Northern Ireland

    12. 12.Commencement, savings, and other general provisions

  3. Part II Obsolete Crimes

    1. 13.Abolition of certain offences, and consequential repeals

  4. Part III Supplementary

    1. 14.Civil rights in respect of maintenance and champerty

    2. 15.Short title

    1. Schedule 1

      Lists of Offences Falling, or not Falling, within Jurisdiction of Quarter Sessions

      1. LIST A Division I: Offences triable by all courts of quarter sessions

        1. 1.Offences against section 17 of the Malicious Damage Act 1861...

        2. 2.(a) Burglary ; (b) Offences against the following provisions of...

        3. 3.Offences against section 5 of the Perjury Act 1911 in...

        4. 4.The following offences against the Forgery Act 1913:—

      2. LIST A Division II: Offences triable by courts of quarter sessions other than courts with restricted jurisdiction

        1. 1.Offences under section 38 of the Chelsea and Kilmainham Hospitals...

        2. 2.Offences under section 14 of the Malicious Damage Act 1861...

        3. 3.Offences against the Coinage Offences Act 1936, other than offences...

        4. 4.Offences against the following provisions of the Perjury Act 1911:—...

        5. 5.(a) Offences consisting of the forgery of any document or...

        6. 6.(a) Bigamy and offences against the marriage laws.

        7. 7.Offences against section 60 of the Offences against the Person...

        8. 8.Offences against section 9 of the Night Poaching Act 1828...

        9. 9.Conspiracies to commit offences punishable on summary conviction.

      3. LIST B: Offences excluded (subject to List A) from jurisdiction of all courts of quarter sessions

        1. 1.Any offence for which a person may be sentenced to...

        2. 2.Any offence for which a person may under or by...

        3. 3.Misprision of treason.

        4. 4.Offences against the Queen's title, prerogative, person or government, or...

        5. 5.Blasphemy and offences against religion.

        6. 6.Composing, printing or publishing blasphemous, seditious or defamatory libels.

        7. 7.Administering or taking unlawful oaths.

        8. 8.Perjury and subornation of perjury, offences against the Perjury Act...

        9. 9.Forgery, offences against the Forgery Act 1913 and offences which...

        10. 10.(a) Bigamy and offences against the marriage laws;

        11. 11.(a) Bribery; (b) Offences under the Prevention of Corruption Act...

        12. 12.Unlawful combinations and conspiracies, other than conspiracies or combinations to...

        13. 13.(a) Stealing or fraudulently taking or injuring or destroying records...

        14. 14.Offences against section 9 of the Night Poaching Act 1828...

        15. 15.Offences under the Official Secrets Acts 1911 to 1939.

        16. 16.(a) Attempted murder, and attempts to commit offences against section...

        17. 17.Offences against section 1 of the Geneva Conventions Act 1957....

        18. 18.Offences against section 1 of the Road Traffic Act 1960...

        19. 19.Offences against section 2 of the Suicide Act 1961 (aiding...

    2. Schedule 2

      Supplementary Amendments

      1. Adaptations of enactments referring to felony

        1. 1.In section 1 of the Judgment of Death Act 1823...

        2. 2.(1) In the Vagrancy Act 1824, in section 4 (rogues...

        3. 3.(1) In section 28 of the Criminal Law Act 1826...

        4. 4.In section 8 of the Carriers Act 1830 (under which...

        5. 5.In the following enactments (which confer on the police powers...

        6. 6.In the following enactments (which provide for the trial of...

        7. 7.In section 7 of the Malicious Damage Act 1861 (which...

        8. 8.The following enactments (which make it an offence to make...

        9. 9.Section 4 of the Forfeiture Act 1870 (which allows a...

        10. 10.In section 23 of the Regimental Debts Act 1893 (which...

        11. 11.In section 66 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1894 (which...

        12. 12.(1) In the Larceny Act 1916, in sections 24 to...

      2. Amendments related to alternative verdicts

        1. 13.(1) The following provisions (under which on a trial on...

        2. 14.In the Sexual Offences Act 1956, in the following provisions...

      3. Miscellaneous

        1. 15.(1) The following enactments (which provide for the punishment in...

    3. Schedule 3

      Repeals (General)

      1. Part I Repeals of Obsolete or Unnecessary Enactments

      2. Part II Repeals relating to Jurisdiction of Quarter Sessions

      3. Part III Other General Repeals

        1. Church Assembly Measure

    4. Schedule 4

      Repeals (Obsolete Crimes)

      1. Part I Acts creating offences to be abolished

      2. Part II Consequential Repeals

      3. Part III Savings, etc.

        1. 1.The repeal by this Act of the Statute of Praemunire...

        2. 2.The repeal by this Act of the Unlawful Societies Act...

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