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Child Abduction Act 1984

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11Consequential amendments and repeals

(1)At the end of paragraph 1(b) of the Schedule to the Visiting Forces Act 1952 (definition of "offence against the person "), there shall be inserted, appropriately numbered— ( ) the Child Abduction Act 1984.

(2)After paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 to the Firearms Act 1968 there shall be inserted—

2AOffences under Part I of the Child Abduction Act 1984 (abduction of children)..

(3)The reference to abduction in section 1(1) of the Internationally Protected Persons Act 1978 shall be construed as not including an offence under section 1 above or any corresponding provision in force in Northern Ireland or Part II of this Act.

(4)In section 4(1)(a) of the Suppression of Terrorism Act 1978, after " 11,", there shall be inserted

11B,; and in Schedule 1 to that Act, after paragraph 11A, there shall be inserted—

11BAn offence under section 2 of the Child Abduction Act 1984 (abduction of child by person other than parent etc.) or any corresponding provision in force in Northern Ireland..

(5)The following provisions are hereby repealed—

(a)section 56 of the Offences against the Person Act 1861;

(b)in Schedule 1 to the Extradition Act 1870, the words " Child stealing " ;

(c)in paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 to the Firearms Act 1968,

the words " section 56 (child-stealing and abduction) ".

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