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Suppression of Terrorism Act 1978

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SCHEDULES

Sections 1 and 4.

SCHEDULE 1List of Offences

Common law offences

1Murder.

2Manslaughter or culpable homicide.

3Rape.

4Kidnapping, abduction or plagium.

5False imprisonment.

6Assault occasioning actual bodily harm or causing injury.

7Wilful fire-raising.

Offences against the person

8An offence under any of the following provisions of the [1861 c. 100.] Offences against the Person Act 1861—

(a)section 18 (wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm);

(b)section 20 (causing grievous bodily harm) ;

(c)section 21 (attempting to choke etc. in order to commit or assist in the committing of any indictable offence) ;

(d)section 22 (using chloroform etc. to commit or assist in the committing of any indictable offence) ;

(e)section 23 (maliciously administering poison etc. so as to endanger life or inflict grievous bodily harm);

(f)section 24 (maliciously administering poison etc. with intent to injure etc.);

(g)section 48 (rape).

9An offence under section 1 of the [1956 c. 69.] Sexual Offences Act 1956 (rape).

Abduction

10An offence under any of the following provisions of the Offences against the Person Act 1861—

(a)section 55 (abduction of unmarried girl under 16);

(b)section 56 (child-stealing or receiving stolen child).

11An offence under section 20 of the Sexual Offences Act 1956 (abduction of unmarried girl under 16).

Explosives

12An offence under any of the following provisions of the Offences against the Person Act 1861—

(a)section 28 (causing bodily injury by gunpowder);

(b)section 29 (causing gunpowder to explode etc. with intent to do grievous bodily harm);

(c)section 30 (placing gunpowder near a building etc. with intent to cause bodily injury).

13An offence under any of the following provisions of the [1883 c. 3.] Explosive Substances Act 1883—

(a)section 2 (causing explosion likely to endanger life or property);

(b)section 3 (doing any act with intent to cause such an explosion, conspiring to cause such an explosion, or making or possessing explosive with intent to endanger life or property).

Firearms

14The following offences under the [1968 c. 27.] Firearms Act 1968—

(a)an offence under section 16 (possession of firearm with intent to injure);

(b)an offence under subsection (1) of section 17 (use of firearm or imitation firearm to resist arrest) involving the use or attempted use of a firearm within the meaning of that section.

15The following offences under the [1969 c. 12 (N.I.).] Firearms Act (Northern Ireland) 1969—

(a)an offence under section 14 consisting of a person's having in his possession any firearm or ammunition (within the meaning of that section) with intent by means thereof to endanger life, or to enable another person by means thereof to endanger life;

(b)an offence under subsection (1) of section 15 (use of firearm or imitation firearm- to resist arrest) involving the use or attempted use of a firearm within the meaning of that section.

Offences against property

16An offence under section 1(2) of the [1971 c. 48.] Criminal Damage Act 1971 (destroying or damaging property intending to endanger life or being reckless as to danger to life).

17An offence under Article 3(2) of the [S.I. 1977/426 (N.I. 4).] Criminal Damage (Northern Ireland) Order 1977 (destroying or damaging property intending to endanger life or being reckless as to danger to life).

Offences in relation to aircraft

18An offence under the [1971 c. 70.] Hijacking Act 1971.

19An offence under Part I of the [1973 c. 47.] Protection of Aircraft Act 1973.

Attempts

20An offence of attempting to commit any offence mentioned in a preceding paragraph of this Schedule.

Section 9.

SCHEDULE 2Repeals

ChapterShort TitleExtent of Repeal
33 & 34 Vict. c. 52.Extradition Act 1870.

In Schedule 1—

(a)

in the entry beginning " Murder", the words "and attempt";

(b)

in the entry beginning " Sinking or destroying a vessel", the words " or attempting ".

36 & 37 Vict. c. 60.Extradition Act 1873.In the Schedule, in the entry relating to the Sexual Offences Act 1956, the words from " and in " onwards.
22 & 23 Geo. 5. c. 39.Extradition Act 1932.In section 1, the words " and attempts to commit such offences ".
25 & 26 Geo.5. c. 25.Counterfeit Currency (Convention) Act 1935.Section 4.
4 & 5 Eliz. 2. c. 69.Sexual Offences Act 1956.In Schedule 3, in the amendment of the Extradition Act 1873, the words from "and in " onwards.
1969 c. 12.Genocide Act 1969.In section 2(1), the words " attempt or ".
1971 c. 70.Hijacking Act 1971.In section 3(1), the words from " and (so far " onwards.
1973 c. 47.Protection of Aircraft Act 1973.In section 5(1), the words from " and (so far " onwards.

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