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(3)The following subsections shall be inserted after section 1(1) of the M1Criminal Attempts Act 1981—
“(1A)Subject to section 8 of the Computer Misuse Act 1990 (relevance of external law), if this subsection applies to an act, what the person doing it had in view shall be treated as an offence to which this section applies.
(1B)Subsection (1A) above applies to an act if—
(a)it is done in England and Wales; and
(b)it would fall within subsection (1) above as more than merely preparatory to the commission of an offence under section 3 of the Computer Misuse Act 1990 but for the fact that the offence, if completed, would not be an offence triable in England and Wales.”.
(4)Subject to section 8 below, if any act done by a person in England and Wales would amount to the offence of incitement to commit an offence under this Act but for the fact that what he had in view would not be an offence triable in England and Wales—
(a)what he had in view shall be treated as an offence under this Act for the purposes of any charge of incitement brought in respect of that act; and
(b)any such charge shall accordingly be triable in England and Wales.
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