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Computer Misuse Act 1990

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6 Territorial scope of inchoate offences related to offences under this Act.E+W+N.I.

(1)On a charge of conspiracy to commit an offence under this Act the following questions are immaterial to the accused’s guilt—

(a)the question where any person became a party to the conspiracy; and

(b)the question whether any act, omission or other event occurred in the home country concerned.

(2)On a charge of attempting to commit an offence under section 3 above the following questions are immaterial to the accused’s guilt—

(a)the question where the attempt was made; and

(b)the question whether it had an effect in the home country concerned.

(3)On a charge of incitement to commit an offence under this Act the question where the incitement took place is immaterial to the accused’s guilt.

(4)This section does not extend to Scotland.

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