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Criminal Law Act 1967

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Schedule 1Lists of Offences Falling, or not Falling, within Jurisdiction of Quarter Sessions

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

1. Offences against section 17 of the Malicious Damage Act 1861 (arson of stacks of corn etc.). 2.—(a) Burglary ;

(b) Offences against the following provisions of the Larceny Act 1916:—

(i) section 12 (stealing of postal packets etc.);

(ii) section 18 (embezzlement by officers of the Post Office);

(iii) section 24 (sacrilege) ;

(iv) section 33(2) (receiving stolen postal packets etc.);

(c) Offences against sections 52 to 58 of the Post Office Act 1953 (stealing, embezzlement and receiving of postal packets and other offences in connection with mails). 3. Offences against section 5 of the Perjury Act 1911 in relation to statements in statutory declarations. 4. The following offences against the Forgery Act 1913:—

(a) offences against section 2(2)(a) in relation to any document, being an authority or request for the payment of money or for the delivery or transfer of goods or chattels, where the amount of the money or the value of the goods or chattels does not exceed £100 ; and

(b) offences against section 7(a) where the amount of the money or the value of the property in respect of which the offence is committed does not exceed £100 ; and

(c) uttering any forged document the forgery of which is an offence triable by the court in question. 5. Offences against the Public Bodies Corrupt Practices Act 1889. 6. Unlawful combinations and conspiracies to cheat and defraud.

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

1. Offences under section 38 of the Chelsea and Kilmainham Hospitals Act 1826 (personation to obtain pension, etc.). 2. Offences under section 14 of the Malicious Damage Act 1861 (destruction of textiles during manufacture or of textile machinery). 3. Offences against the Coinage Offences Act 1936, other than offences against sections 1(1)(a), 2, 9(1) and (2) and 10 (certain offences in relation to coinage of higher denominations, to coining implements and to removal of coining implements, coin or bullion from the Mint). 4. Offences against the following provisions of the Perjury Act 1911:—

(a) section 2 (false statements on oath made otherwise than in judicial proceedings);

(b) section 3 (false statements etc., with reference to marriage);

(c) section 4 (false statements etc., as to births or deaths);

(d) section 5 (false statutory declarations and other false statements without oath);

(e) section 6 (false declarations etc., to obtain registration etc., for carrying on a vocation). 5.—(a) Offences consisting of the forgery of any document or thing, being offences triable on indictment or alternatively by a magistrates' court, except offences against section 1 of the Official Secrets Act 1920;

(b) Offences against section 13 of the Stamp Duties Management Act 1891 (frauds in connection with stamps and dies);

(c) The following offences against the Forgery Act 1913:—

(i) offences which would before the passing of that Act have constituted offences against section 13 of the Stamp Duties Management Act 1891 ;

(ii) offences against section 2(2)(a) in relation to any document, being an accountable receipt, where the amount of the money or the value of the property in respect of which the offence is committed does not exceed £20 ;

(iii) offences against section 4 (forgery of documents in general) ;

(d) Offences against section 36 of the Criminal Justice Act 1925 (forgery of passport and false statement to obtain passport). 6.—(a) Bigamy and offences against the marriage laws. (b) Offences, and attempts to commit offences, against section 6 of the Sexual Offences Act 1956 (intercourse with girl under 16), and offences against section 13 of that Act (indecency between men) and attempts to procure the commission by a man of an act of gross indecency with another man. 7. Offences against section 60 of the Offences against the Person Act 1861 (endeavouring to conceal birth of child). 8. Offences against section 9 of the Night Poaching Act 1828 (poaching at night by armed gangs). 9. Conspiracies to commit offences punishable on summary conviction. LIST B: Offences excluded (subject to List A) from jurisdiction of all courts of quarter sessions 1. Any offence for which a person may be sentenced to death. 2. Any offence for which a person may under or by virtue of any enactment be sentenced to imprisonment for life. 3. Misprision of treason. 4. Offences against the Queen's title, prerogative, person or government, or against either House of Parliament. 5. Blasphemy and offences against religion. 6. Composing, printing or publishing blasphemous, seditious or defamatory libels. 7. Administering or taking unlawful oaths. 8. Perjury and subornation of perjury, offences against the Perjury Act 1911, and offences which under any enactment are declared to be perjury or to be punishable as perjury or as subornation of perjury. 9. Forgery, offences against the Forgery Act 1913 and offences which under any enactment are declared to be forgery or to be punishable as forgery. 10.—(a) Bigamy and offences against the marriage laws;

(b) Abduction of women and girls, and offences against sections 1 to 13, 17 to 27 and 29 of the Sexual Offences Act 1956;

(c) Attempts to commit offences against the following provisions of the Sexual Offences Act 1956, namely, sections 2, 5, 6. 7, 9, 10, 11, 22 and 23, and attempts to procure the commission by a man of an act of gross indecency with another man. 11.—(a) Bribery;

(b) Offences under the Prevention of Corruption Act 1906 ;

(c) Corrupt practices within the meaning of the Representation of the People Act 1949 (including any provision of that Act as applied by section 67(5) of the Licensing Act 1964). 12. Unlawful combinations and conspiracies, other than conspiracies or combinations to commit offences which the court in question has jurisdiction to try when committed by one person. 13.—(a) Stealing or fraudulently taking or injuring or destroying records or documents belonging to any court of law or equity or relating to any proceedings in a court of law or equity ;

(b) Stealing or fraudulently destroying or concealing any document or written instrument being or containing evidence of the title to any real estate or any interest in land ;

(c) Offences against sections 82, 83 and 84 of the Larceny Act 1861 (frauds by directors etc. of bodies corporate and public companies);

(d) Offences against sections 20, 21 and 22 of the Larceny Act 1916 (fraudulent conversion and offences by factors) other than offences of fraudulent conversion against section 20(1)(iv). 14. Offences against section 9 of the Night Poaching Act 1828 (poaching at night by armed gangs). 15. Offences under the Official Secrets Acts 1911 to 1939. 16.—(a) Attempted murder, and attempts to commit offences against section 1 of the Infant Life (Preservation) Act 1929 (child destruction). (b) Offences against section 60 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861 (endeavouring to conceal birth of child). 17. Offences against section 1 of the Geneva Conventions Act 1957. 18. Offences against section 1 of the Road Traffic Act 1960 (causing death by reckless or dangerous driving). 19. Offences against section 2 of the Suicide Act 1961 (aiding and abetting suicide).

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