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Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994

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[F1Part 1E+W+S+N.I.Offences under the law of England and Wales

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F1Sch. 7A inserted (31.1.2017 for specified purposes) by Policing and Crime Act 2017 (c. 3), s. 183(1)(5)(e), Sch. 15

1Any of the following offences at common law—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)false imprisonment;

(b)kidnapping;

(c)indecent exposure;

(d)cheating in relation to the public revenue.

2An offence under any of the following provisions of the Offences against the Person Act 1861—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)section 20 (inflicting bodily injury);

(b)section 24 (administering poison etc with intent);

(c)section 27 (exposing child whereby life is endangered etc);

(d)section 31 (setting spring-guns etc with intent);

(e)section 37 (assaulting an officer etc on account of his preserving wreck);

(f)section 47 (assault occasioning actual bodily harm).

3(1)An offence under any of the following provisions of the Sexual Offences Act 1956 —E+W+S+N.I.

(a)section 10 (incest by a man);

(b)section 11 (incest by a woman);

(c)section 30 (man living on the earnings of prostitution);

(d)section 31 (woman exercising control over a prostitute);

(e)section 33A (keeping a brothel used for prostitution).

(2)An offence under section 12 of that Act (buggery), other than an offence committed by a person where the other person involved in the conduct constituting the offence consented to it and was aged 16 or over.

(3)An offence under section 13 of that Act (indecency between men), where the offence was committed by a man aged 21 or over and the other person involved in the conduct constituting the offence was under the age of 16.

4An offence under section 4 of the Criminal Law Act 1967 (assisting offenders).E+W+S+N.I.

5An offence under section 5 of the Sexual Offences Act 1967 (living on the earnings of male prostitution).E+W+S+N.I.

6An offence under any of the following provisions of the Firearms Act 1968—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)section 1(1) (possession etc of firearms or ammunition without certificate);

(b)section 2(1) (possession etc of shot gun without certificate);

(c)section 3(1) (manufacturing, selling etc firearms or ammunition by way of trade or business without being registered as a firearms dealer).

7An offence under section 106A of the Taxes Management Act 1970 (fraudulent evasion of income tax).E+W+S+N.I.

8(1)An offence under section 50(2) or (3) of the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 (improper importation of goods), other than an offence mentioned in subsection (5B) of that section.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)An offence under section 68(2) of that Act (exportation of prohibited or restricted goods).

(3)An offence under section 170 of that Act (fraudulent evasion of duty etc), other than an offence mentioned in subsection (4B) of that section.

9An offence under section 4 of the Aviation Security Act 1982 (offences in relation to certain dangerous articles).E+W+S+N.I.

10An offence under section 127 of the Mental Health Act 1983 (ill-treatment of patients).E+W+S+N.I.

11An offence under either of the following provisions of the Child Abduction Act 1984—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)section 1 (abduction of child by parent etc);

(b)section 2 (abduction of child by other persons).

12An offence under section 1 of the Prohibition of Female Circumcision Act 1985 (prohibition of female circumcision).E+W+S+N.I.

13An offence under either of the following provisions of the Public Order Act 1986—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)section 2 (violent disorder);

(b)section 3 (affray).

14An offence under section 160 of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 (possession of indecent photograph of a child).E+W+S+N.I.

15An offence under section 2 of the Computer Misuse Act 1990 (unauthorised access with intent to commit or facilitate commission of further offences).E+W+S+N.I.

16An offence under section 72(1), (3) or (8) of the Value Added Tax Act 1994 (fraudulent evasion of VATetc).E+W+S+N.I.

17An offence under either of the following provisions of the Protection from Harassment Act 1997—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)section 4 (putting people in fear of violence);

(b)section 4A (stalking involving fear of violence or serious alarm or distress).

18An offence under section 29(1)(a) or (b) of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (certain racially or religiously aggravated assaults).E+W+S+N.I.

19An offence under section 38B of the Terrorism Act 2000 (information about acts of terrorism).E+W+S+N.I.

20An offence under section 3 of the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 2000 (sexual activity with a person aged under 18 in abuse of a position of trust).E+W+S+N.I.

21An offence under section 35 of the Tax Credits Act 2002 (tax credit fraud).E+W+S+N.I.

22(1)An offence under any of the following provisions of the Sexual Offences Act 2003—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)section 13 (child sex offences committed by children or young persons);

(b)section 16 (abuse of position of trust: sexual activity with a child);

(c)section 17 (abuse of position of trust: causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity);

(d)section 18 (abuse of position of trust: sexual activity in the presence of a child);

(e)section 19 (abuse of position of trust: causing a child to watch a sexual act);

(f)section 40 (care workers: sexual activity in the presence of a person with a mental disorder);

(g)section 41 (care workers: causing a person with a mental disorder to watch a sexual act);

(h)section 52 (causing or inciting prostitution for gain);

(i)section 53 (controlling prostitution for gain).

(2)An offence under section 25 or 26 of that Act (family child sex offences) where the offence is committed by a person under the age of 18.

(3)An offence under section 47 of that Act (paying for sexual services of a child), where the offence is committed against a person aged 16 or over.

23An offence under either of the following provisions of the Terrorism Act 2006—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)section 1 (encouragement of terrorism);

(b)section 2 (dissemination of terrorist publications).

24An offence under section 45 of the Serious Crime Act 2015 (participating in activities of organised crime group).E+W+S+N.I.

25An offence under section 68 of the Policing and Crime Act 2017 (breach of pre-charge bail conditions relating to travel).]E+W+S+N.I.

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