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14 Inadmissibility.U.K.

(1)This section relates to evidence and information provided to Commissioners by or on behalf of a person in connection with his application under section 3 or with subsequent proceedings under this Act regarding his sentence.

(2)The evidence or information shall not be admissible in—

(a)proceedings for an offence under section 2(1), 3, 9, 10, 11 or 18 of the M1Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act 1989;

(b)proceedings for an offence under section 29, 30(1), 31 or 35 of the M2Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1996;

(c)proceedings for an offence under section 5 of the M3Criminal Law Act 1967 or of the M4Criminal Law Act Northern Ireland) 1967 which relates to an offence mentioned in paragraph (a) or (b);

(d)proceedings for an offence of aiding, abetting, counselling, procuring or inciting the commission of an offence mentioned in any of paragraphs (a) to (c), or of attempting or conspiring to commit an offence so mentioned.

(3)The evidence or information shall not—

[F1(a)be admissible in proceedings on applications made under paragraph 1, 2, 5, 11, 13, 22, 28 or 30 of Schedule 5 to the Terrorism Act 2000.]

(b)be admissible in proceedings under section 93H or 93I of the M5Criminal Justice Act 1988, section 18 or 19 of the M6Proceeds of Crime (Scotland) Act 1995 or article 50 or 51 of the M7Proceeds of Crime (Northern Ireland) Order 1996;

(c)be admissible in proceedings under, or the subject of an order under, section 93J of the M8Criminal Justice Act 1988, section 20 of the M9Proceeds of Crime (Scotland) Act 1995 or article 54 of the M10Proceeds of Crime (Northern Ireland) Order 1996;

(d)be the subject of a notice under Schedule 2 to that Order.

(4)Subsection (2) shall not prevent the admission of evidence adduced on behalf of the accused.

Textual Amendments

F1S. 14(3)(a) substituted (19.2.2001) by 2000 c. 11, s. 125, Sch. 15 para. 16(3)(a); S.I. 2001/421, art. 2

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1S. 14(2) amended (19.2.2001) by 2000 c. 11, s. 125, Sch. 15 para. 17; S.I. 2001/421, art. 2

C2S. 14(2)(d) modified (E.W. N. I.) (1.10.2008) by Serious Crime Act 2007 (c. 27), s. 94(1), Sch. 6 para. 35 (with Sch. 13 para. 5); S.I. 2008/2504, art. 2(a)

Marginal Citations

M71996 S.I. 1299 (N.I. 9).

M101996 S.I. 1299 (N.I. 9).

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