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Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1991

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49Relevant offences

(1)In this Part of this Act “relevant offence” means—

(a)a scheduled offence falling within paragraph 12(a), 20(b), (c) or (e) or 22(b), (i), (j), (k), (m) or (n) of Part I of Schedule 1 to this Act;

(b)an offence which by virtue of Part II of that Schedule is to be treated as if it were such an offence as is mentioned in paragraph (a) above; and

(c)an offence falling within Part IV of that Schedule.

(2)In so far as this Part of this Act applies in relation to a relevant offence committed before the coming into force of this Act “relevant offence” also means—

(a)a scheduled offence within the meaning of the [1978 c. 5.] Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1978 falling within paragraph 13(a) or 16(b) or (c) of Part I of Schedule 4 to that Act; and

(b)an offence which by virtue of Part II of that Schedule was to be treated as if it were such an offence as is mentioned in paragraph (a) above.

(3)An order under section 1(3) above amending Schedule 1 to this Act may also amend subsection (1) above.

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