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Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) (Amendment) Act 1975

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Schedule 2Amendments of Part I of Schedule 4 to the Principal Act

1Part I of Schedule 4 to the principal Act shall be amended as set out below.

2After paragraph 4B (inserted by paragraph 1(2) of Schedule 2 to the Criminal Jurisdiction Act 1975) insert—

4CAssault occasioning actual bodily harm, subject to' note 1 below.

3In paragraph 5 (malicious damage) after sub-paragraph (o) (inserted by the said Schedule 2) insert—

(p)section 51 (injuries not provided for earlier in the Act) subject to note 1A below.

4In paragraph 6 (offences against the person) before sub-paragraph (a) insert—

(aa)section 4 (conspiracy, etc. to murder) subject to note 2 below;and omit sub-paragraph (f).

5After paragraph 7 insert—

Prison Act (Northern Ireland) 1953

(7A)Offences under the following provisions of the Prison Act (Northern Ireland) 1953, subject to note 2 below.—

(a)section 25 (being unlawfully at large while under sentence);

(b)section 26 (escaping from lawful custody and failing to surrender to bail);

(c)section 27 (attempting to break prison) ;

(d)section 28 (breaking prison by force or violence) ;

(e)section 29 (rescuing or assisting or permitting to escape from lawful custody persons under sentence of death or life imprisonment);

(f)section 30 (rescuing or assisting or permitting to escape from lawful custody persons other than persons under sentence of death or life imprisonment);

(g)section 32 (causing discharge of prisoner under pretended authority);

(h)section 33 (assisting prisoners to escape by conveying things into prisons).

6In paragraph 9 (firearms)—

in sub-paragraph (a) for " 1 " substitute

1(1);

in sub-paragraph (b) for " 2 " substitute

2(1), (2), (3) or (4);

in sub-paragraph (d) for " 4 " substitute

4(1);

at the end of sub-paragraph (h) insert

, subject to note 3 below.

7After paragraph 12 insert— Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) (Amendment) Act 1975

13Offences under the following provisions of the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) (Amendment) Act 1975—

(a)section 15 (training in firearms, explosives, etc.),

(b)paragraph 13 of Schedule 1 (escape or rescue from detention, etc.).

8In Note 1, for the words "Neither murder nor manslaughter shall" substitute

Murder, manslaughter or an assault occasioning actual bodily harm shall not.

9After Note 1 insert—

1AAn offence under section 51 of the Malicious Damage Act 1861 shall be a scheduled offence only where it is charged that the damaged property was a motor vehicle as defined in the Road Traffic Act (Northern Ireland) 1970 or property in the occupation or possession of the Commissioners of Customs and Excise.

10In Note 2—

(a)for " 18, 20 or 47 " substitute

4,18 or 20;

(b)after " 1861 " insert

or section 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 32 or 33 of the Prison Act (Northern Ireland) 1953.

11For Note 3 substitute—

3An offence under section 17 of the Firearms Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 shall be a scheduled offence only where it is charged that the offence relates to a weapon other than an air weapon.

12In Note 4, for the words from " offensive weapon" onwards substitute

weapon of offence was used to commit the offence ; and expressions defined in section 10 of the Theft Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 have the same meaning when used in this note.

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