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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Introductory

    1. 1. Terrorism: interpretation.

    2. 2. Temporary legislation.

  3. Part II Proscribed Organisations

    1. Procedure

      1. 3. Proscription.

      2. 4. Deproscription: application.

      3. 5. Deproscription: appeal.

      4. 6. Further appeal.

      5. 7. Appeal: effect on conviction, &c.

      6. 8. Section 7: Scotland and Northern Ireland.

      7. 9. Human Rights Act 1998.

      8. 10. Immunity.

    2. Offences

      1. 11. Membership.

      2. 12. Support.

      3. 13. Uniform.

  4. Part III Terrorist Property

    1. Interpretation

      1. 14. Terrorist property.

    2. Offences

      1. 15. Fund-raising.

      2. 16. Use and possession.

      3. 17. Funding arrangements.

      4. 18. Money laundering.

      5. 19. Disclosure of information: duty.

      6. 20. Disclosure of information: permission.

      7. 21. Cooperation with police.

      8. 21ZA.Arrangements with prior consent

      9. 21ZB.Disclosure after entering into arrangements

      10. 21ZC.Reasonable excuse for failure to disclose

      11. 21A.Failure to disclose: regulated sector

      12. 21B.Protected disclosures

      13. 21C.Disclosures to SOCA

      14. 21D.Tipping off: regulated sector

      15. 21E.Disclosures within an undertaking or group etc

      16. 21F.Other permitted disclosures between institutions etc

      17. 21G.Other permitted disclosures etc

      18. 21H.Interpretation of sections 21D to 21G

      19. 22. Penalties.

      20. 22A.Meaning of “employment”

    3. Forfeiture

      1. 23.Forfeiture: terrorist property offences

      2. 23A.Forfeiture: other terrorism offences and offences with a terrorist connection

      3. 23B.Forfeiture: supplementary provisions

    4. Seizure of terrorist cash

      1. 24. Interpretation.

      2. 25. Seizure and detention.

      3. 26. Continued detention.

      4. 27. Detained cash.

      5. 28. Forfeiture.

      6. 29. Forfeiture: appeal.

      7. 30. Treatment of forfeited cash.

      8. 31. Rules of court.

  5. Part IV Terrorist Investigations

    1. Interpretation

      1. 32. Terrorist investigation.

    2. Cordons

      1. 33. Cordoned areas.

      2. 34. Power to designate.

      3. 35. Duration.

      4. 36. Police powers.

    3. Information and evidence

      1. 37. Powers.

      2. 38. Financial information.

      3. 38A. Account monitoring orders

      4. 38B. Information about acts of terrorism

      5. 39. Disclosure of information, &c.

  6. Part V Counter-terrorist Powers

    1. Suspected terrorists

      1. 40. Terrorist: interpretation.

      2. 41. Arrest without warrant.

      3. 42. Search of premises.

      4. 43. Search of persons.

    2. Power to stop and search

      1. 44. Authorisations.

      2. 45. Exercise of power.

      3. 46. Duration of authorisation.

      4. 47. Offences.

    3. Parking

      1. 48. Authorisations.

      2. 49. Exercise of power.

      3. 50. Duration of authorisation.

      4. 51. Offences.

      5. 52. Interpretation.

    4. Port and border controls

      1. 53. Port and border controls.

  7. Part VI Miscellaneous

    1. Terrorist offences

      1. 54. Weapons training.

      2. 55. Weapons training: interpretation.

      3. 56. Directing terrorist organisation.

      4. 57. Possession for terrorist purposes.

      5. 58. Collection of information.

      6. 58A.Eliciting, publishing or communicating information about members of armed forces etc

    2. Inciting terrorism overseas

      1. 59. England and Wales.

      2. 60. Northern Ireland.

      3. 61. Scotland.

    3. Terrorist bombing and finance offences

      1. 62. Terrorist bombing: jurisdiction.

      2. 63. Terrorist finance: jurisdiction.

      3. 64. Extradition.

    4. Extra-territorial jurisdiction for other terrorist offences etc.

      1. 63A.Other terrorist offences under this Act: jurisdiction

      2. 63B.Terrorist attacks abroad by UK nationals or residents: jurisdiction

      3. 63C.Terrorist attacks abroad on UK nationals, residents and diplomatic staff etc: jurisdiction

      4. 63D.Terrorist attacks or threats abroad in connection with UK diplomatic premises etc: jurisdiction

      5. 63E.Sections 63B to 63D: supplementary

  8. Part VII Northern Ireland

    1. Scheduled offences

      1. 65. Scheduled offence: interpretation.

      2. 66. Preliminary inquiry.

      3. 67. Limitation of power to grant bail.

      4. 68. Bail: legal aid.

      5. 69. Maximum period of remand in custody.

      6. 70. Young persons: custody on remand, &c.

      7. 71. Directions under section 70.

      8. 72. Time limits for preliminary proceedings.

      9. 73. Time limits: supplementary.

      10. 74. Court for trial.

      11. 75. Mode of trial on indictment.

      12. 76. Admission in trial on indictment.

      13. 77. Possession: onus of proof.

      14. 78. Children: sentence.

      15. 79. Restricted remission.

      16. 80. Conviction during remission.

    2. Powers of arrest, search, &c.

      1. 81. Arrest of suspected terrorists: power of entry.

      2. 82. Arrest and seizure: constables.

      3. 83. Arrest and seizure: armed forces.

      4. 84. Munitions and transmitters.

      5. 85. Explosives inspectors.

      6. 86. Unlawfully detained persons.

      7. 87. Examination of documents.

      8. 88. Examination of documents: procedure.

      9. 89. Power to stop and question.

      10. 90. Power of entry.

      11. 91. Taking possession of land, &c.

      12. 92. Road closure: permission.

      13. 93. Sections 91 and 92: supplementary.

      14. 94. Road closure: direction.

      15. 95. Sections 81 to 94: supplementary.

    3. Miscellaneous

      1. 96. Preservation of the peace: regulations.

      2. 97. Port and border controls.

      3. 98. Independent Assessor of Military Complaints Procedures.

      4. 99. Police and army powers: code of practice.

      5. 100. Video recording: code of practice.

      6. 101. Codes of practice: supplementary.

      7. 102. Compensation.

      8. 103. Terrorist information.

      9. 104. Police powers: records.

      10. 105. Powers.

      11. 106. Private security services.

    4. Specified organisations

      1. 107. Specified organisations: interpretation.

      2. 108. Evidence.

      3. 109. Inferences.

      4. 110. Sections 108 and 109: supplementary.

      5. 111. Forfeiture orders.

    5. Duration of Part VII

      1. 112. Expiry and revival.

      2. 113. Transitional provisions.

  9. Part VIII General

    1. 114. Police powers.

    2. 115. Officers’ powers.

    3. 116. Powers to stop and search.

    4. 117. Consent to prosecution.

    5. 118. Defences.

    6. 119. Crown servants, regulators, &c.

    7. 120. Evidence.

    8. 120A.Supplementary powers of forfeiture

    9. 121. Interpretation.

    10. 122. Index of defined expressions.

    11. 123. Orders and regulations.

    12. 124. Directions.

    13. 125. Amendments and repeals.

    14. 126. Report to Parliament.

    15. 127. Money.

    16. 128. Commencement.

    17. 129. Transitional provisions.

    18. 130. Extent.

    19. 131. Short title.

  10. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1996

      1. Temporary extension

        1. 1.(1) This paragraph applies to any of the following if...

        2. 2.(1) A provision to which paragraph 1 applies shall continue...

        3. 3.(1) The powers under section 62(3)(a) and (c) of the...

        4. 4.The Secretary of State may by order provide for a...

        5. 5.The continuance in force of a provision by virtue of...

        6. 6.(1) A provision of the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act...

      2. Amendments during temporary extension

        1. 7.The provisions of the 1996 Act which continue in force...

        2. 8.In section 19 (arrest and seizure) after subsection (4) insert—...

        3. 9.In section 20 (search for munitions, &c.) after subsection (5)...

        4. 10.In section 26 (powers of entry, &c.) after subsection (2)...

        5. 11.In section 33 (collection of information, &c.) after subsection (5)...

        6. 12.(1) Part V (private security services) shall have effect subject...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Proscribed Organisations

      1. The Irish Republican Army.

      2. Cumann na mBan.

      3. Fianna na hEireann.

      4. The Red Hand Commando.

      5. Saor Eire.

      6. The Ulster Freedom Fighters.

      7. The Ulster Volunteer Force.

      8. The Irish National Liberation Army.

      9. The Irish People’s Liberation Organisation.

      10. The Ulster Defence Association.

      11. The Loyalist Volunteer Force.

      12. The Continuity Army Council.

      13. The Orange Volunteers.

      14. The Red Hand Defenders.

      15. Al-Qa’ida

      16. Egyptian Islamic Jihad

      17. Al-Gama’at al-Islamiya

      18. Armed Islamic Group (Groupe Islamique Armée) (GIA)

      19. Salafist Group for Call and Combat (Groupe Salafiste pour la...

      20. Babbar Khalsa

      21. International Sikh Youth Federation

      22. Harakat Mujahideen

      23. Jaish e Mohammed

      24. Lashkar e Tayyaba

      25. Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE)

      26. The military wing of Hizballah, including the Jihad Council and...

      27. Hamas-Izz al-Din al-Qassem Brigades

      28. Palestinian Islamic Jihad—Shaqaqi

      29. Abu Nidal Organisation

      30. Islamic Army of Aden

      31. . . . . . . . . . ....

      32. Kurdistan Workers’ Party (Partiya Karkeren Kurdistan) (PKK)

      33. Revolutionary Peoples’ Liberation Party—Front (Devrimci Halk Kurtulus Partisi-Cephesi) (DHKP-C)

      34. Basque Homeland and Liberty (Euskadi ta Askatasuna) (ETA)

      35. 17 November Revolutionary Organisation (N17)

      36. Abu Sayyaf Group

      37. Asbat Al-Ansar

      38. Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan

      39. Jemaah Islamiyah.

      40. Al Ittihad Al Islamia

      41. Ansar Al Islam

      42. Ansar Al Sunna

      43. Groupe Islamique Combattant Marocain

      44. Harakat-ul-Jihad-ul-Islami

      45. Harakat-ul-Jihad-ul-Islami (Bangladesh)

      46. Harakat-ul-Mujahideen/Alami

      47. Hezb-e Islami Gulbuddin

      48. Islamic Jihad Union

      49. Jamaat ul-Furquan

      50. Jundallah

      51. Khuddam ul-Islam

      52. Lashkar-e Jhangvi

      53. Libyan Islamic Fighting Group

      54. Sipah-e Sahaba Pakistan.

      55. Al-Ghurabaa

      56. The Saved Sect

      57. Baluchistan Liberation Army

      58. Teyrebaz Azadiye Kurdistan.

      59. Jammat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh

      60. Tehrik Nefaz-e Shari'at Muhammadi.

      61. Note

      62. The entry for The Orange Volunteers refers to the organisation...

      63. The entry for Jemaah Islamiyah refers to the organisation using...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      The Proscribed Organisations Appeal Commission

      1. Constitution and administration

        1. 1.(1) The Commission shall consist of members appointed by the...

        2. 2.The Lord Chancellor may appoint officers and servants for the...

        3. 3.The Lord Chancellor— (a) may pay sums by way of...

      2. Procedure

        1. 4.(1) The Commission shall sit at such times and in...

        2. 5.(1) The Lord Chancellor may make rules—

        3. 6.(1) This paragraph applies to— (a) proceedings brought by an...

        4. 7.(1) The relevant law officer may appoint a person to...

        5. 8.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. SCHEDULE 3A

      REGULATED SECTOR AND SUPERVISORY AUTHORITIES

      1. PART 1 REGULATED SECTOR

        1. Business in the regulated sector

          1. 1.(1) A business is in the regulated sector to the...

        2. Excluded activities

          1. 2.(1) A business is not in the regulated sector to...

        3. Interpretation

          1. 3.(1) In this Part— “ the Banking Consolidation Directive ”...

      2. PART 2 SUPERVISORY AUTHORITIES

        1. 4.(1) The following bodies are supervisory authorities—

      3. PART 3 POWER TO AMEND

        1. 5.(1) The Treasury may by order amend Part 1 or...

    5. SCHEDULE 4

      Forfeiture Orders

      1. Part I England and Wales

        1. Interpretation

          1. 1.In this Part of this Schedule— “forfeiture order” means an...

        2. Implementation of forfeiture orders

          1. 2.(1) Where a court in England and Wales makes a...

          2. 3.(1) A receiver appointed under paragraph 2 shall be entitled...

          3. 4.(1) In paragraphs 2 and 3 “the proper officer” means—...

        3. Application of proceeds to compensate victims

          1. 4A.(1) Where a court makes a forfeiture order in a...

        4. Restraint orders

          1. 5.(1) The High Court may make a restraint order under...

          2. 6.(1) A restraint order shall provide for notice of it...

          3. 7.(1) A constable may seize any property subject to a...

          4. 8.(1) The Land Charges Act 1972 and the Land Registration...

          5. 9.(1) This paragraph applies where a restraint order is discharged...

          6. 10.(1) This paragraph applies where— (a) a forfeiture order or...

        5. Compensation

        6. Proceedings for an offence: timing

          1. 11.(1) For the purposes of this Part of this Schedule...

        7. Domestic and overseas freezing orders

          1. 11A.(1) This paragraph has effect for the purposes of paragraphs...

        8. Domestic freezing orders: certification

          1. 11B.(1) If any of the property to which an application...

        9. Sending domestic freezing orders

          1. 11C.(1) If a certificate is made under paragraph 11B, the...

        10. Overseas freezing orders

          1. 11D.(1) Paragraph 11E applies where an overseas freezing order made...

        11. Enforcement of overseas freezing orders

          1. 11E.(1) Where this paragraph applies the Secretary of State must...

          2. 11F.The High Court may postpone giving effect to an overseas...

          3. 11G.(1) Where the High Court decides to give effect to...

        12. Enforcement of orders made elsewhere in the British Islands

          1. 12.In the following provisions of this Part of this Schedule—...

          2. 13.(1) Subject to the provisions of this paragraph, a Scottish,...

        13. Enforcement of orders made in designated countries

          1. 14.(1) Her Majesty may by Order in Council make provision...

      2. Part II Scotland

        1. Implementation of forfeiture orders

          1. 15.In this Part of this Schedule— “forfeiture order” means an...

          2. 16.(1) Where a court in Scotland makes a forfeiture order...

        2. Administrators

          1. 17.(1) The Court of Session may by rules of court...

        3. Application of proceeds to compensate victims

          1. 17A.(1) Where a court makes a forfeiture order in a...

        4. Restraint orders

          1. 18.(1) The Court of Session, on an application made by...

          2. 19.(1) A restraint order shall provide for notice of it...

          3. 20.(1) A constable may seize any property subject to a...

          4. 21.(1) On the application of the Lord Advocate, the Court...

          5. 22.(1) On the application of the Lord Advocate, the court...

          6. 23.(1) This paragraph applies where a restraint order is recalled...

          7. 24.(1) This paragraph applies where— (a) a forfeiture order or...

        5. Compensation

        6. Proceedings for an offence: timing

          1. 25.(1) For the purposes of this Part of this Schedule...

        7. Domestic and overseas freezing orders

          1. 25A.(1) This paragraph has effect for the purposes of paragraphs...

        8. Domestic freezing orders: certification

          1. 25B.(1) If any of the property to which an application...

        9. Sending domestic freezing orders

          1. 25C.(1) If a certificate is made under paragraph 25B, the...

        10. Overseas freezing orders

          1. 25D.(1) Paragraph 25E applies where an overseas freezing order made...

        11. Enforcement of overseas freezing orders

          1. 25E.(1) Where this paragraph applies the Secretary of State must...

          2. 25F.The Court of Session may postpone giving effect to an...

          3. 25G.(1) Where the Court of Session decides to give effect...

        12. Enforcement of orders made elsewhere in the British Islands

          1. 26.In the following provisions of this Part of this Schedule—...

          2. 27.(1) Subject to the provisions of this paragraph, an England...

        13. Enforcement of orders made in designated countries

          1. 28.(1) Her Majesty may by Order in Council make provision...

      3. Part III Northern Ireland

        1. Interpretation

          1. 29.In this Part of this Schedule— “forfeiture order” means an...

        2. Implementation of forfeiture orders

          1. 30.(1) Where a court in Northern Ireland makes a forfeiture...

          2. 31.(1) A receiver appointed under paragraph 30 shall be entitled...

          3. 32.(1) In paragraphs 30 and 31 “the proper officer” means—...

        3. Application of proceeds to compensate victims

          1. 32A.(1) Where a court makes a forfeiture order in a...

        4. Restraint orders

          1. 33.(1) The High Court may make a restraint order under...

          2. 34.(1) A restraint order shall provide for notice of it...

          3. 35.(1) A constable may seize any property subject to a...

          4. 36.(1) The power to make a restraint order under the...

          5. 37.(1) A person commits an offence if he contravenes a...

          6. 38.(1) The prosecutor shall be treated for the purposes of...

          7. 39.(1) This paragraph applies where a restraint order is discharged...

          8. 40.(1) This paragraph applies where— (a) a forfeiture order or...

        5. Compensation

        6. Proceedings for an offence: timing

          1. 41.(1) For the purposes of this Part of this Schedule...

        7. Domestic and overseas freezing orders

          1. 41A.(1) This paragraph has effect for the purposes of paragraphs...

        8. Domestic freezing orders: certification

          1. 41B.(1) If any of the property to which an application...

        9. Sending domestic freezing orders

          1. 41C.(1) If a certificate is made under paragraph 41B, the...

        10. Overseas freezing orders

          1. 41D.(1) Paragraph 41E applies where an overseas freezing order made...

        11. Enforcement of overseas freezing orders

          1. 41E.(1) Where this paragraph applies the Secretary of State must...

          2. 41F.The High Court may postpone giving effect to an overseas...

          3. 41G.(1) Where the High Court decides to give effect to...

        12. Enforcement of orders made elsewhere in the British Islands

          1. 42.In the following provisions of this Part of this Schedule—...

          2. 43.(1) Subject to the provisions of this paragraph, an England...

        13. Enforcement of orders made in designated countries

          1. 44.(1) Her Majesty may by Order in Council make provision...

      4. Part IV Insolvency: United Kingdom Provisions

        1. General

          1. 45.In this Part of this Schedule— “ancillary order” means an...

        2. Protection of creditors against forfeiture

          1. 46.(1) During the period of six months beginning with the...

          2. 47.(1) This paragraph applies where— (a) before or after a...

          3. 48.(1) Where by virtue of paragraph 47(3) property falls to...

          4. 49.(1) This paragraph applies to property which ceased to be...

        3. Expenses incurred in connection with forfeiture

          1. 50.(1) Where money or other property falls to be dealt...

        4. Protection of insolvency practitioners

          1. 51.(1) This paragraph applies where an insolvency practitioner seizes or...

        5. Insolvency practitioners in the Islands and designated countries

          1. 52.(1) An order may be made under this paragraph to...

        6. Interpretation

          1. 53.(1) In this Part of this Schedule (other than in...

    6. SCHEDULE 5

      Terrorist Investigations: Information

      1. Part I England and Wales and Northern Ireland

        1. Searches

          1. 1.(1) A constable may apply to a justice of the...

          2. 2.(1) This paragraph applies where an application for a specific...

          3. 2A.(1) This paragraph applies where an application for an all...

          4. 3.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), a police officer of at...

        2. Excepted material

          1. 4.In this Part— (a) “excluded material” has the meaning given...

        3. Excluded and special procedure material: production & access

          1. 5.(1) A constable may apply to a Circuit judge or...

          2. 6.(1) A Circuit judge or a District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)...

          3. 7.(1) An order under paragraph 5 may be made in...

          4. 8.(1) An order under paragraph 5— (a) shall not confer...

          5. 9.(1) An order under paragraph 5 may be made in...

          6. 10.(1) An order of a Circuit judge or a District...

        4. Excluded or special procedure material: search

          1. 11.(1) A constable may apply to a Circuit judge or...

          2. 12.(1) A Circuit judge or a District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)...

        5. Explanations

          1. 13.(1) A constable may apply to a Circuit judge or...

          2. 14.(1) A person commits an offence if, in purported compliance...

        6. Urgent cases

          1. 15.(1) A police officer of at least the rank of...

          2. 16.(1) If a police officer of at least the rank...

        7. Supplementary

          1. 17.For the purposes of sections 21 and 22 of the...

        8. Northern Ireland

          1. 18.In the application of this Part to Northern Ireland—

          2. 19.(1) The Secretary of State may by a written order...

          3. 20.(1) The Secretary of State may exercise the power to...

          4. 21.(1) The Secretary of State may by a written order...

      2. Part II Scotland

        1. Order for production of material

          1. 22.(1) The procurator fiscal may apply to the sheriff for...

          2. 23.(1) The sheriff may grant an application under paragraph 22...

          3. 24.(1) An order under paragraph 22 may be made in...

          4. 25.(1) Subject to paragraph 33(1), an order under paragraph 22...

          5. 26.(1) An order under paragraph 22 may be made in...

          6. 27.(1) Provision may be made by Act of Adjournal as...

        2. Searches

          1. 28.(1) The procurator fiscal may apply to the sheriff to...

          2. 29.(1) The conditions referred to in paragraph 28(4)(c) are—

        3. Explanations

          1. 30.(1) The procurator fiscal may apply to the sheriff for...

        4. Urgent cases

          1. 31.(1) A police officer of at least the rank of...

          2. 32.(1) If a police officer of at least the rank...

        5. Supplementary

          1. 33.(1) This Part of this Schedule is without prejudice to...

    7. SCHEDULE 6

      Financial Information

      1. Orders

        1. 1.(1) Where an order has been made under this paragraph...

      2. Procedure

        1. 2.An order under paragraph 1 may be made only on...

        2. 3.An order under paragraph 1 may be made only by—...

        3. 4.(1) Criminal Procedure Rules may make provision about the procedure...

      3. Criteria for making order

        1. 5.An order under paragraph 1 may be made only if...

      4. Financial institution

        1. 6.(1) In this Schedule “financial institution” means—

      5. Customer information

        1. 7.(1) In this Schedule “customer information” means (subject to sub-paragraph...

      6. Offence by body corporate, &c.

        1. 8.(1) This paragraph applies where an offence under paragraph 1(3)...

      7. Self-incrimination

        1. 9.(1) Customer information provided by a financial institution under this...

    8. SCHEDULE 6A

      ACCOUNT MONITORING ORDERS

      1. Introduction

        1. 1.(1) This paragraph applies for the purposes of this Schedule....

      2. Account monitoring orders

        1. 2.(1) A judge may, on an application made to him...

      3. Applications

        1. 3.(1) An application for an account monitoring order may be...

      4. Discharge or variation

        1. 4.(1) An application to discharge or vary an account monitoring...

      5. Rules of court

        1. 5.(1) Rules of court may make provision as to the...

      6. Effect of orders

        1. 6.(1) In England and Wales and Northern Ireland, an account...

      7. Statements

        1. 7.(1) A statement made by a financial institution in response...

    9. SCHEDULE 7

      Port and Border Controls

      1. Interpretation

        1. 1.(1) In this Schedule “examining officer” means any of the...

      2. Power to stop, question and detain

        1. 2.(1) An examining officer may question a person to whom...

        2. 3.An examining officer may question a person who is in...

        3. 4.(1) A place in Northern Ireland is within the border...

        4. 5.A person who is questioned under paragraph 2 or 3...

        5. 6.(1) For the purposes of exercising a power under paragraph...

      3. Searches

        1. 7.For the purpose of satisfying himself whether there are any...

        2. 8.(1) An examining officer who questions a person under paragraph...

        3. 9.(1) An examining officer may examine goods to which this...

        4. 10.(1) An examining officer may authorise a person to carry...

      4. Detention of property

        1. 11.(1) This paragraph applies to anything which—

      5. Designated ports

        1. 12.(1) This paragraph applies to a journey—

      6. Embarkation and disembarkation

        1. 13.(1) The Secretary of State may by notice in writing...

        2. 14.(1) The Secretary of State may by notice in writing...

        3. 15.(1) This paragraph applies to a ship employed to carry...

      7. Carding

        1. 16.(1) The Secretary of State may by order make provision...

      8. Provision of passenger information

        1. 17.(1) This paragraph applies to a ship or aircraft which—...

      9. Offences

        1. 18.(1) A person commits an offence if he—

    10. SCHEDULE 8

      Detention

      1. Part I Treatment of persons detained under section 41 or Schedule 7

        1. Place of detention

          1. 1.(1) The Secretary of State shall designate places at which...

        2. Identification

          1. 2.(1) An authorised person may take any steps which are...

        3. Audio and video recording of interviews

          1. 3.(1) The Secretary of State shall— (a) issue a code...

          2. 4.(1) This paragraph applies to a code of practice under...

        4. Status

          1. 5.A detained person shall be deemed to be in legal...

        5. Rights: England, Wales and Northern Ireland

          1. 6.(1) Subject to paragraph 8, a person detained under Schedule...

          2. 7.(1) Subject to paragraphs 8 and 9, a person detained...

          3. 8.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), an officer of at least...

          4. 9.(1) A direction under this paragraph may provide that a...

          5. 10.(1) This paragraph applies where a person is detained in...

          6. 11.(1) Before fingerprints or a sample are taken from a...

          7. 12.(1) This paragraph applies where— (a) two or more non-intimate...

          8. 13.(1) Where appropriate written consent to the taking of an...

          9. 14.(1) This paragraph applies to— (a) fingerprints or samples taken...

          10. 15.(1) In the application of paragraphs 10 to 14 in...

        6. Rights: Scotland

          1. 16.(1) A person detained under Schedule 7 or section 41...

          2. 17.(1) An officer not below the rank of Assistant Chief...

          3. 18.(1) Paragraphs 16 and 17 shall have effect, in relation...

          4. 19.The Secretary of State shall, by order, make provision to...

          5. 20.(1) Subject to the modifications specified in sub-paragraphs (2) and...

      2. Part II Review of detention under section 41

        1. Requirement

          1. 21.(1) A person’s detention shall be periodically reviewed by a...

        2. Postponement

          1. 22.(1) A review may be postponed if at the latest...

        3. Grounds for continued detention

          1. 23.(1) A review officer may authorise a person’s continued detention...

        4. Review officer

          1. 24.(1) The review officer shall be an officer who has...

          2. 25.(1) This paragraph applies where— (a) the review officer is...

        5. Representations

          1. 26.(1) Before determining whether to authorise a person’s continued detention,...

        6. Rights

          1. 27.(1) Where a review officer authorises continued detention he shall...

        7. Record

          1. 28.(1) A review officer carrying out a review shall make...

      3. Part III Extension of detention under section 41

        1. Warrants of further detention

          1. 29.(1) Each of the following— (a) in England and Wales,...

        2. Time limit

          1. 30.(1) An application for a warrant shall be made—

        3. Notice

          1. 31.An application for a warrant may not be heard unless...

        4. Grounds for extension

          1. 32.(1) A judicial authority may issue a warrant of further...

        5. Representation

          1. 33.(1) The person to whom an application relates shall—

        6. Information

          1. 34.(1) The person who has made an application for a...

        7. Adjournments

          1. 35.(1) A judicial authority may adjourn the hearing of an...

        8. Extensions of warrants

          1. 36.(1) Each of the following— (a) in England and Wales,...

        9. Detention - conditions

          1. 37.(1) This paragraph applies where— (a) a person (“the detained...

    11. SCHEDULE 8A

      Offence under section 58A: supplementary provisions

      1. Introduction

        1. 1.(1) This Schedule makes supplementary provision relating to the offence...

      2. Domestic service providers: extension of liability

        1. 2.(1) This paragraph applies where a service provider is established...

      3. Non-UK service providers: restriction on proceedings

        1. 3.(1) This paragraph applies where a service provider is established...

      4. Exceptions for mere conduits

        1. 4.(1) A service provider is not guilty of an offence...

      5. Exception for caching

        1. 5.(1) This paragraph applies where an information society service consists...

      6. Exception for hosting

        1. 6.(1) A service provider is not guilty of an offence...

      7. Interpretation

        1. 7.(1) In this Schedule— “ information society services ”— has...

    12. SCHEDULE 9

      Scheduled Offences

      1. Part I Substantive Offences

        1. Common law offences

          1. 1.Murder ... .

          2. 2.Manslaughter ... .

          3. 3.Riot ... .

          4. 4.Kidnapping ... .

          5. 5.False imprisonment ... .

        2. Malicious Damage Act 1861 (c. 97)

          1. 6.Offences under section 35 of the Malicious Damage Act 1861...

        3. Offences against the Person Act 1861 (c. 100)

          1. 7.Offences under the following provisions of the Offences against the...

        4. Explosive Substances Act 1883 (c. 3)

          1. 8.Offences under the following provisions of the Explosive Substances Act...

        5. Prison Act (Northern Ireland) 1953 (c. 18 (N.I.))

          1. 9.Offences under the following provisions of the Prison Act (Northern...

        6. Theft Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 (c. 16 (N.I.))

          1. 10.Subject to notes 2 and 3 below, offences under the...

        7. Protection of the Person and Property Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 (c. 29 (N.I.))

          1. 11.Offences under the following provisions of the Protection of the...

        8. Hijacking

          1. 12.Offences under section 1 of the Aviation Security Act 1982...

          2. 13.Offences in Northern Ireland under section 2 of the Criminal...

        9. Criminal Damage (Northern Ireland) Order 1977 (S.I. 1977/426 (N.I. 4))

          1. 14.Offences under the following provisions of the Criminal Damage (Northern...

        10. Criminal Law (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1977 (S.I. 1977/1249 (N.I. 16))

          1. 15.Offences under Article 3 of the Criminal Law (Amendment) (Northern...

        11. Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004 (S.I. 2004/ (N.I. ))

          1. 16.Offences under the following provisions of the Firearms (Northern Ireland)...

        12. Taking of Hostages Act 1982 (c. 28)

          1. 17.Offences under the Taking of Hostages Act 1982 ... ....

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

          1. 18.Offences under section 2 of the Nuclear Material (Offences) Act...

        14. Computer Misuse Act 1990 (c. 18)

          1. 19.Offences under the following provisions of the Computer Misuse Act...

        15. Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990 (c. 31)

          1. 20.Offences under the following provisions of the Aviation and Maritime...

        16. Channel Tunnel (Security) Order 1994 (S.I. 1994/570)

          1. 21.Offences under the following provisions of the Channel Tunnel (Security)...

        17. This Act

          1. 22.Offences under the following provisions of this Act—

        18. Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2004

          1. 22A.Offences under paragraph 1(1) or (2) of Schedule 2 to...

        19. Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005

          1. 22B.Offences under section 9 of the Prevention of Terrorism Act...

        20. Terrorism Act 2006

          1. 22C.Offences under Part 1 of the Terrorism Act 2006 (terrorism-related...

        21. Fraud Act 2006

          1. 23.Offences under section 1 of the Fraud Act 2006 (fraud)...

        22. Notes

          1. 1.Any offence specified in this Part of this Schedule ......

          2. 2.An offence specified in paragraph 10(a) or (c) or 23...

          3. 3.An offence specified in paragraph 10(b) or (d) is a...

          4. 4.The offence specified in paragraph 16(g) is a scheduled offence...

          5. 5.Notes 2 to 4 are subject to note 1.

      2. Part II Inchoate and Related Offences

        1. Each of the following offences, that is to say—

      3. Part III Extra-Territorial Offences

        1. Any extra-territorial offence as defined in section 1(3) of the...

        2. Note

          1. An extra-territorial offence is not a scheduled offence in any...

    13. SCHEDULE 10

      Munitions and Transmitters: Search and Seizure

      1. Interpretation

        1. 1.(1) In this Schedule “officer” means— (a) a member of...

      2. Entering premises

        1. 2.(1) An officer may enter and search any premises for...

        2. 3.If it is necessary for the purpose of carrying out...

        3. 4.(1) If the officer carrying out a search of premises...

        4. 5.Section 114(2) has effect for the purposes of this Schedule...

      3. Stopping and searching persons

        1. 6.(1) An officer may— (a) stop a person in a...

      4. Seizure

        1. 7.(1) This paragraph applies where an officer is empowered by...

      5. Records

        1. 8.(1) Where an officer carries out a search of premises...

        2. 9.(1) Where an officer makes a record of a search...

      6. Offence

        1. 10.(1) A person commits an offence if he—

        2. 11.(1) A person commits an offence if he fails to...

    14. SCHEDULE 11

      Independent Assessor of Military Complaints Procedures in Northern Ireland

      1. Tenure

        1. 1.(1) The Independent Assessor of Military Complaints Procedures in Northern...

      2. Remuneration

        1. 2.(1) The Secretary of State shall pay to the Independent...

      3. Staff

        1. 3.(1) The Independent Assessor may appoint such number of employees,...

      4. Reports

        1. 4.(1) The Independent Assessor shall send the Secretary of State...

      5. Disqualification

        1. 5.In Part III of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland...

    15. SCHEDULE 12

      Compensation

      1. Right to compensation

        1. 1.(1) This paragraph applies where under Part VII of this...

        2. 2.No compensation shall be payable unless an application is made...

      2. Time limit

        1. 3.(1) Subject to sub-paragraphs (2) and (3), an application for...

      3. Determination

        1. 4.Where the Secretary of State determines an application for compensation...

        2. 5.(1) An applicant may appeal to the county court against—...

        3. 6.(1) This paragraph applies where the Secretary of State considers...

        4. 7.Where the Secretary of State makes an award of compensation...

      4. Assignment of right

        1. 8.(1) This paragraph applies where— (a) a person has made...

      5. Offenders

        1. 9.(1) This paragraph applies where a person has a right...

      6. Notices

        1. 10.A notice served under paragraph 3(3)(a) or 4 shall contain...

        2. 11.(1) The Secretary of State may serve a notice under...

      7. Offences

        1. 12.(1) A person commits an offence if he obtains compensation...

    16. SCHEDULE 13

      Private Security Services

      1. Security services: interpretation

        1. 1.In this Schedule “security services” means the services of one...

      2. Unlicensed services: offences

        1. 2.A person commits an offence if he provides or offers...

        2. 3.(1) A person commits an offence if he publishes or...

        3. 4.(1) A person commits an offence if he pays money,...

        4. 5.(1) A person guilty of an offence under paragraph 2...

      3. Application for licence

        1. 6.(1) An application for a licence under this Schedule shall...

      4. Issue of licence

        1. 7.(1) The Secretary of State shall grant an application for...

      5. Duration of licence

        1. 8.(1) A licence— (a) shall come into force at the...

      6. Revocation of licence

        1. 9.(1) The Secretary of State may revoke a licence if...

      7. Appeal

        1. 10.The applicant for a licence may appeal to the High...

        2. 11.(1) Where an appeal is brought under paragraph 10, the...

      8. Change of personnel

        1. 12.Paragraphs 13 and 14 apply to a person who—

        2. 13.(1) If a person to whom this paragraph applies proposes...

        3. 14.(1) A person to whom this paragraph applies shall give...

        4. 15.(1) A person commits an offence if he fails to...

      9. Records

        1. 16.(1) A constable may— (a) enter premises where a business...

        2. 17.(1) A person who provides security services for reward commits...

      10. Offence: body corporate

        1. 18.(1) This paragraph applies where an offence under this Schedule...

      11. Notice

        1. 19.(1) A notice under this Schedule shall be in writing....

    17. SCHEDULE 14

      Exercise of Officers’ Powers

      1. General

        1. 1.In this Schedule an “officer” means— (a) an authorised officer...

        2. 2.An officer may enter a vehicle (within the meaning of...

        3. 3.An officer may if necessary use reasonable force for the...

      2. Information

        1. 4.(1) Information acquired by an officer may be supplied—

      3. Code of practice

        1. 5.An officer shall perform functions conferred on him by virtue...

        2. 6.(1) The Secretary of State shall issue codes of practice...

        3. 7.(1) Before issuing a code of practice the Secretary of...

    18. SCHEDULE 15

      Consequential Amendments

      1. Criminal Justice Act 1967 (c. 80)

        1. 1.(1) The Criminal Justice Act 1967 shall be amended as...

      2. Treatment of Offenders Act (Northern Ireland) 1968 (c. 29 (N.I.))

        1. 2.(1) The Treatment of Offenders Act (Northern Ireland) 1968 shall...

      3. Suppression of Terrorism Act 1978 (c. 26)

        1. 3.(1) The Suppression of Terrorism Act 1978 shall be amended...

      4. Legal Aid, Advice and Assistance (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 (S.I. 1981/228 (N.I.8))

        1. 4.(1) In Schedule 1 to the Legal Aid, Advice and...

      5. Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (c. 60)

        1. 5.(1) The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 shall be...

      6. Criminal Justice Act 1988 (c. 33)

        1. 6.(1) The Criminal Justice Act 1988 shall be amended as...

      7. Elected Authorities (Northern Ireland) Act 1989 (c. 3)

        1. 7.(1) The Elected Authorities (Northern Ireland) Act 1989 shall be...

      8. Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (S.I. 1989/1341 (N.I. 12))

        1. 8.(1) The Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989...

      9. Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (c. 33)

        1. 9.In section 139(11) of the Criminal Justice and Public Order...

      10. Drug Trafficking Act 1994 (c. 37)

        1. 10.(1) The Drug Trafficking Act 1994 shall be amended as...

      11. Proceeds of Crime (Scotland) Act 1995 (c. 43)

        1. 11.(1) The Proceeds of Crime (Scotland) Act 1995 shall be...

      12. Northern Ireland (Remission of Sentences) Act 1995 (c. 47)

        1. 12.(1) The following shall be substituted for section 1(1) and...

      13. Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (c. 25)

        1. 13.(1) The Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 shall, in...

      14. Proceeds of Crime (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (S.I. 1996/1299 (N.I. 9))

        1. 14.(1) The Proceeds of Crime (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 shall...

      15. Northern Ireland Arms Decommissioning Act 1997 (c. 7)

        1. 15.(1) This paragraph applies to a reference in paragraph 9...

      16. Northern Ireland (Sentences) Act 1998 (c. 35)

        1. 16.(1) The Northern Ireland (Sentences) Act 1998 shall be amended...

        2. 17.(1) This paragraph applies to a reference in section 14(2)...

      17. Criminal Justice (Children) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 (S.I. 1998/1504 (N.I. 9))

        1. 18.(1) The Criminal Justice (Children) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 shall...

      18. Access to Justice Act 1999 (c. 22)

        1. 19.(1) In paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 2 to the Access...

      19. Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (c. 6)

        1. 20.(1) The Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 shall...

    19. SCHEDULE 16

      Repeals and Revocations

      1. Part I Acts

      2. Part II Orders

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