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Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994

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[F1Part 3E+W+S+N.I.Offences under the law of Northern Ireland

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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

44Any of the following offences at common law—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)false imprisonment;

(b)kidnapping;

(c)riot;

(d)affray;

(e)indecent exposure;

(f)cheating in relation to the public revenue.

45An 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).

46An offence under section 11 of the Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885 (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.E+W+S+N.I.

47An offence under either of the following provisions of the Punishment of Incest Act 1908—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)section 1 (incest by a man);

(b)section 2 (incest by a woman).

48An offence under section 4 of the Criminal Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1967 (assisting offenders).E+W+S+N.I.

49An offence under section 106A of the Taxes Management Act 1970 (fraudulent evasion of income tax).E+W+S+N.I.

50(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.

51An offence under section 4 of the Aviation Security Act 1982 (offences in relation to certain dangerous articles).E+W+S+N.I.

52An offence under Article 8 of the Homosexual Offences (Northern Ireland) Order 1982 (S.I. 1982/1536 (N.I. 19)) (living on the earnings of male prostitution).E+W+S+N.I.

53An offence under section 1 of the Prohibition of Female Circumcision Act 1985 (prohibition of female circumcision).E+W+S+N.I.

54An offence under either of the following provisions of the Child Abduction (Northern Ireland) Order 1985 (S.I. 1985/1638 (N.I. 17))—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)Article 3 (abduction of child by parent etc);

(b)Article 4 (abduction of child by other persons).

55An offence under Article 121 of the Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (S.I. 1986/595 (N.I. 4)) (ill-treatment of patients).E+W+S+N.I.

56An offence under Article 15 of the Criminal Justice (Evidence, Etc.) (Northern Ireland) Order 1988 (S.I. 1988/1847 (N.I. 17)) (possession of indecent photograph of a child).E+W+S+N.I.

57An 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.

58An offence under section 72(1), (3) or (8) of the Value Added Tax Act 1994 (fraudulent evasion of VATetc).E+W+S+N.I.

59An offence under Article 6 of the Protection from Harassment (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 (S.I. 1997/1180 (N.I. 9)) (putting people in fear of violence).E+W+S+N.I.

60An offence under section 38B of the Terrorism Act 2000 (information about acts of terrorism).E+W+S+N.I.

61An 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.

62An offence under section 35 of the Tax Credits Act 2002 (tax credit fraud).E+W+S+N.I.

63An offence under section 53 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 (controlling prostitution for gain).E+W+S+N.I.

64An offence under any of the following provisions of the Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004 (S.I. 2004/702 (N.I. 3))—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)Article 3(1)(b) (possession etc of firearms other than handguns without certificate);

(b)Article 3(2) (possession etc of ammunition without certificate);

(c)Article 24(1) (manufacturing, selling etc firearms or ammunition by way of trade or business without being registered as a firearms dealer).

65An 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).

66(1)An offence under any of the following provisions of the Sexual Offences (Northern Ireland) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/1769 (N.I. 2))—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)Article 20 (child sex offences committed by children or young persons);

(b)Article 23 (abuse of position of trust: sexual activity with a child);

(c)Article 24 (abuse of position of trust: causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity);

(d)Article 25 (abuse of position of trust: sexual activity in the presence of a child);

(e)Article 51 (care workers: sexual activity with a person with a mental disorder);

(f)Article 53 (care workers: sexual activity in the presence of a person with a mental disorder);

(g)Article 62 (causing or inciting prostitution for gain);

(h)Article 63 (controlling prostitution for gain);

(i)Article 64 (keeping a brothel used for prostitution).

(2)An offence under Article 32 or 33 of that Order (family child sex offences) where the offence is committed by a person under the age of 18.

(3)An offence under Article 37 of that Order (paying for sexual services of a child), where the offence is committed against a person aged 16 or over.

67An 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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