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Suppression of Terrorism Act 1978

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1. Cases in which certain offences are not to be regarded as of a political character.

  3. 2. Restriction on return of criminal under Extradition Act 1870, or to Republic of Ireland, in certain cases.

  4. 3.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  5. 4. Jurisdiction in respect of offences committed outside United Kingdom.

  6. 5.Power to apply section 4 to non-convention countries

  7. 6. Amendment of Criminal Jurisdiction Act 1975, Sch. 3.

  8. 7. Extension to Channel Islands, Isle of Man and other countries.

  9. 8. Provisions as to interpretation and orders.

  10. 9. Short title, repeals and commencement.

  11. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      List of Offences

      1. Common law offences

        1. 1.Murder.

        2. 2.Manslaughter or culpable homicide.

        3. 3.Rape under the law of Scotland or Northern Ireland.

        4. 4.Kidnapping, abduction or plagium.

        5. 5.False imprisonment.

        6. 6.Assault occasioning actual bodily harm or causing injury.

        7. 7.Wilful fire-raising.

      2. Offences against the person

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

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

        3. 9A.The offence of torture under section 134 of the Criminal...

      3. Abduction

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

        2. 11.An offence under section 20 of the Sexual Offences Act...

      4. Taking of hostages

        1. 11A.An offence under the Taking of Hostages Act 1982.

        2. 11B.An offence under section 2 of the Child Abduction Act...

      5. Explosives

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

        2. 13.An offence under any of the following provisions of the...

      6. Nuclear material

        1. 13A.An offence under any provision of the Nuclear Material (Offences)...

      7. Firearms

        1. 14.The following offences under the Firearms Act 1968—

        2. 15.The following offences under the Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004—...

      8. Offences against property

        1. 16.An offence under section 1(2) of the Criminal Damage Act...

        2. 17.An offence under Article 3(2) of the Criminal Damage (Northern...

      9. Offences in relation to aircraft

        1. 18.An offence under Part I of the Aviation Security Act...

        2. 18A.An offence under section 1 of the Aviation and Maritime...

      10. Offences relating to ships and fixed platforms

        1. 18B.An offence under Part II of the Aviation and Maritime...

      11. Offences relating to Channel Tunnel trains and the tunnel system

        1. 18C.An offence under Part II of the Channel Tunnel (Security)...

      12. Financing terrorism

        1. 19A.An offence under any of sections 15 to 18 of...

      13. Attempts

        1. 20.An offence of attempting to commit any offence mentioned in...

      14. Conspiracy

        1. 21.An offence of conspiring to commit any offence mentioned in...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Repeals

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