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International Criminal Court Act 2001

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62Meaning of “ancillary offence”

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(1)References in this Part to an ancillary offence under the law of Northern Ireland are to—

(a)aiding, abetting, counselling or procuring the commission of an offence,

(b)inciting a person to commit an offence,

(c)attempting or conspiring to commit an offence, or

(d)assisting an offender or concealing the commission of an offence.

(2)In subsection (1)(a) the reference to aiding, abetting, counselling or procuring is to conduct that in relation to an indictable offence would be punishable under section 8 of the Accessories and Abettors Act 1861 (c. 94).

(3)In subsection (1)(b) the reference to incitement is to conduct amounting to an offence of incitement at common law.

(4)In subsection (1)(c)—

(a)the reference to an attempt is to conduct amounting to an offence under Article 3 of the Criminal Attempts and Conspiracy (Northern Ireland) Order 1983 (S.I. 1983/1120 (N.I. 13)) ; and

(b)the reference to conspiracy is to conduct amounting to an offence of conspiracy under Article 9 of that Order.

(5)In subsection (1)(d)—

(a)the reference to assisting an offender is to conduct that in relation to an arrestable offence would amount to an offence under section 4(1) of the Criminal Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1967 (c. 18 (N.I.)); and

(b)the reference to concealing an offence is to conduct that in relation to an arrestable offence would amount to an offence under section 5(1) of that Act.

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