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Criminal Evidence (Amendment) Act 1997

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Violent and other offences

6Any of the following offences—

(a)murder;

(b)manslaughter;

(c)false imprisonment; and

(d)kidnapping.

7Any offence under any of the following provisions of the Offences Against the [1861 c. 100.] Person Act 1861—

(a)section 4 (conspiring or soliciting to commit murder);

(b)section 16 (threats to kill);

(c)section 18 (wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm);

(d)section 20 (causing grievous bodily harm);

(e)section 21 (attempting to choke etc. in order to commit or assist in the committing of any indictable offence);

(f)section 22 (using chloroform etc. to commit or assist in the committing of any indictable offence);

(g)section 23 (maliciously administering poison etc. so as to endanger life or inflict grievous bodily harm);

(h)section 24 (maliciously administering poison etc. with intent to injure etc.); and

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

8Any offence under either of the following provisions of the [1883 c. 3.] Explosive Substances Act 1883—

(a)section 2 (causing explosion likely to endanger life or property); and

(b)section 3 (attempt to cause explosion, or making or keeping explosive with intent to endanger life or property).

9Any offence under section 1 of the [1933 c. 12.] Children and Young Persons Act 1933 (cruelty to persons under 16).

10Any offence under section 4(1) of the [1967 c. 58.] Criminal Law Act 1967 (assisting offender) committed in relation to the offence of murder.

11Any offence under any of the following provisions of the [1968 c. 27.] Firearms Act 1968—

(a)section 16 (possession of firearm with intent to injure);

(b)section 17 (use of firearm to resist arrest); and

(c)section 18 (carrying firearm with criminal intent).

12Any offence under either of the following provisions of the [1968 c. 60.] Theft Act 1968—

(a)section 9 (burglary); and

(b)section 10 (aggravated burglary);

and any offence under section 12A of that Act (aggravated vehicle-taking) involving an accident which caused the death of any person.

13Any offence under section 1 of the [1971 c. 48.] Criminal Damage Act 1971 (destroying or damaging property) required to be charged as arson.

14Any offence under section 2 of the [1984 c. 37.] Child Abduction Act 1984 (abduction of child by person other than parent).

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