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United Nations Personnel Act 1997

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Section 7.

SCHEDULEConsequential Amendments

Visiting Forces Act 1952 (c. 67)

1(1)The Schedule to the Visiting Forces Act 1952 (which specifies the offences which are offences against the person and against property for the purposes of section 3 of that Act) shall be amended as follows.

(2)In paragraph 1, after sub-paragraph (d) there shall be inserted—

(e)an offence of making such a threat as is mentioned in section 3 of the United Nations Personnel Act 1997 and any of the following offences against a UN worker within the meaning of that Act—

(i)an offence of kidnapping;

(ii)an offence of false imprisonment;

(iii)an offence under section 2 of the Explosive Substances Act 1883 of causing an explosion likely to endanger life.;

(3)In paragraph 2, after sub-paragraph (d) there shall be inserted—

(e)an offence of making such a threat as is mentioned in section 3 of the United Nations Personnel Act 1997 and an offence of causing an explosion likely to endanger life, committed against a UN worker (within the meaning of that Act), under section 2 of the Explosive Substances Act 1883.;

(4)In paragraph 3, after sub-paragraph (k) there shall be inserted—

(l)an offence under section 2 of the Explosive Substances Act 1883 of causing an explosion likely to cause serious injury to property in connection with such an attack as is mentioned in section 2(1) of the United Nations Personnel Act 1997.;

(5)in paragraph 4, after sub-paragraph (d) there shall be inserted—

(e)any of the following offences in connection with such an attack as is mentioned in section 2(1) of the United Nations Personnel Act 1997—

(i)an offence of wilful fireraising;

(ii)an offence under section 2 of the Explosive Substances Act 1883 of causing an explosion likely to cause serious injury to property..

Internationally Protected Persons Act 1978 (c. 17)

2In section 2 of the Internationally Protected Persons Act 1978 (supplementary provision about proceedings for offences under that Act), in subsections (1) and (2) for “and the Nuclear Material (Offences) Act 1983” there shall be substituted “, the Nuclear Material (Offences) Act 1983 and the United Nations Personnel Act 1997”.

Suppression of Terrorism Act 1978 (c. 26)

3In section 4 of the Suppression of Terrorism Act 1978 (jurisdiction in respect of certain offences committed outside the United Kingdom), in subsections (4) and (5) for “and the Nuclear Material (Offences) Act 1983” there shall be substituted “, the Nuclear Material (Offences) Act 1983 and the United Nations Personnel Act 1997”.

Nuclear Material (Offences) Act 1983 (c. 18)

4In section 3 of the Nuclear Material (Offences) Act 1983 (supplementary provision about proceedings for offences under that Act), in subsections (1) and (2) for “and the Suppression of Terrorism Act 1978” there shall be substituted “, the Suppression of Terrorism Act 1978 and the United Nations Personnel Act 1997”.

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