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International Criminal Court Act 2001

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68Proceedings against persons becoming resident within the jurisdiction

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(1)This section applies in relation to a person who commits acts outside the United Kingdom at a time when he is not a United Kingdom national, a United Kingdom resident or a person subject to UK service jurisdiction and who subsequently becomes resident in the United Kingdom.

(2)Proceedings may be brought against such a person in England and Wales or Northern Ireland for a substantive offence under this Part if—

(a)he is resident in the United Kingdom at the time the proceedings are brought, and

(b)the acts in respect of which the proceedings are brought would have constituted that offence if they had been committed in that part of the United Kingdom.

(3)Proceedings may be brought against such a person in England and Wales or Northern Ireland for an offence ancillary to a substantive offence under this Part (or what would be such a substantive offence if committed in that part of the United Kingdom) if—

(a)he is resident in the United Kingdom at the time the proceedings are brought, and

(b)the acts in respect of which the proceedings are brought would have constituted that offence if they had been committed in that part of the United Kingdom.

(4)In this section a “substantive offence” means an offence other than an ancillary offence.

(5)Nothing in this section shall be read as restricting the operation of any other provision of this Part.

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