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Criminal Jurisdiction Act 1975

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Extra-territorial Offences

    1. 1. Criminal liability for offences in the Republic of Ireland.

    2. 2. Hijacking of vehicles or ships.

    3. 3. Escape or rescue from detention in Republic of Ireland.

    4. 4. Trial of extra-territorial offences.

    5. 5. Evidence for trial of extra-territorial offences.

    6. 6. Inchoate offences.

  3. Particular offences

    1. 7.Amendment of Explosive Substances Act 1883.

    2. 8.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  4. Evidence in criminal proceedings

    1. 9. Admissibility of written statements made in the Republic of Ireland.

    2. 10. Evidence on committal for trial.

  5. Prosecutions

    1. 11. Prosecution of extra-territorial offences.

    2. 12. Consents to prosecutions, etc.

  6. Supplemental

    1. 13. Interpretation and saving.

    2. 14. Short title, etc.

  7. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Offences in Republic of Ireland Triable in Northern Ireland

      1. Part I

        1. Common law offences

          1. 1.Murder.

          2. 2.Manslaughter.

          3. 3.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          4. 4.Kidnapping.

          5. 5.False imprisonment.

        2. Criminal damage

          1. 6.Any offence under section 35 of the Malicious Damage Act...

          2. 6A.Any offence under Article 3(1) and (3) or Article 3(2)...

        3. Offences against the person

          1. 7.An offence under any of the following provisions of the...

        4. Explosive substances

          1. 8.An offence under any of the following provisions of the...

        5. Firearms

          1. 9.An offence under any of the following provisions of the...

        6. Aggravated theft

          1. 10.(1) An offence under any of the following provisions of...

        7. Hijacking

          1. 11.An offence under section 1 of the the Aviation Security...

        8. Endangering safety at aerodromes

          1. 11A.An offence under section 1 of the Aviation and Maritime...

        9. Offences relating to ships and fixed platforms

          1. 11B.An offence under section 9 of the Aviation and Maritime...

      2. Part II

        1. 12.(1) The provisions of the law of Northern Ireland which...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Amendments of Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1973

      1. 1.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. 2.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

      3. 3.. . . . . . . . . ....

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Extra-Territorial Offences

      1. Exclusion of Backing of Warrants (Republic of Ireland) Act 1965

        1. 1.At the end of section 2(2) of the Backing of...

      2. Right of accused to opt for trial in Republic of Ireland

        1. 2.(1) If a person is accused of an extra-territorial offence,...

      3. Safeguards for persons brought to Northern Ireland under warrant of arrest

        1. 3.(1) If a person is accused of an extra-territorial offence,...

      4. Rights of accused under paragraphs 2 and 3 above

        1. 4.(1) When a person charged with an extra-territorial offence appears...

      5. Safeguards for persons previously tried in Republic of Ireland

        1. 5.It is hereby declared that a person duly tried for...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Examination of Witnesses Out of Court

      1. Part I Examination in Northern Ireland to Assist Court in Republic of Ireland

        1. 1.This Part of this Schedule applies where under the law...

        2. 2.(1) The evidence shall be taken on oath by a...

        3. Attendance of members of court

          1. 3.(1) Any judge of the court which issued the letter...

        4. Attendance of accused

          1. 4.(1) The accused shall have— (a) a right to attend...

      2. Part II Examination in Republic of Ireland to Assist Court in Northern Ireland

        1. 5.(1) For the purposes of— (a) the trial in Northern...

        2. Admissibility of statement of evidence

          1. 6.(1) A statement of evidence of a witness taken in...

      3. Part III Supplemental

        1. Protection of witnesses

          1. 7.(1) In proceedings under Part I of this Schedule the...

        2. Procedure

          1. 8.(1) Subject to the preceding provisions of this Schedule, the...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Consent to Prosecutions

      1. Consequential Amendments

        1. 1.In section 1(2) of the Public Order Act 1936 for...

        2. 2.(1) At the end of section 30 of the Theft...

        3. 3.. . . . . . . . . ....

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Repeals

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