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Police Reform Act 2002

Section 74: Sex Offender Orders made in England and Wales or Scotland

380.This section introduces a new Article 6B to the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order which makes breach of a sex offender order or interim order made in Scotland (under section 20 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998) or England and Wales (under section 2 or 2A of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998), an offence in Northern Ireland if the breach occurs in Northern Ireland. The effect of this section, when taken together with that of sections 69 and 71, is to make a Sex Offender Order enforceable across the UK, whichever jurisdiction it was made in.

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