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Police Reform Act 2002

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71Sex offender orders made in England and Wales or Northern Ireland
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After section 21 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 there shall be inserted—

21ASex offender orders made in England and Wales or Northern Ireland

(1)If without reasonable excuse a person does anything in Scotland which he is prohibited from doing there by—

(a)an order under section 2(3) or 2A above; or

(b)an order under Article 6 or 6A of the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 (S.I. 1998/ 2839 (N.I. 20)),

he is guilty of an offence.

(2)A person who is guilty of an offence under subsection (1) above shall be liable—

(a)on summary conviction, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum, or to both; or

(b)on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years or to a fine, or to both.

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