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Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003

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  1. Introduction

  2. Summary

    1. Part 1: Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters

    2. Part 2: Terrorist Acts and Threats: Jurisdiction

    3. Part 3: Road Traffic

    4. Part 4: Miscellaneous

    5. Part 5: Final Provisions

    6. Schedules 1 to 6

  3. Background

    1. Part 1: Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters

    2. Part 2: Terrorist Acts and Threats: Jurisdiction

    3. Part 3: Road Traffic

    4. Part 4: Miscellaneous

  4. Territorial Application: Wales

  5. Commentary on Sections

    1. Part 1: Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters

      1. Chapter 1: Mutual Service of Process

        1. Section 1: Service of overseas process in the UK

        2. Section 2: Service of overseas process: supplementary

        3. Section 3: General requirements for service of process

        4. Section 4: Service of process otherwise than by post

        5. Section 5: General requirements for effecting Scottish citation

        6. Section 6: Effecting Scottish citation otherwise than by post

      2. Chapter 2: Mutual Provision of Evidence

        1. Section 7: Requests for assistance in obtaining evidence abroad

        2. Section 8: Sending requests for assistance

        3. Section 9: Use of evidence obtained

        4. Section 10: Domestic freezing orders

        5. Section 11: Sending freezing orders

        6. Section 12: Variation or revocation of freezing orders

        7. Section 13: Requests for assistance from overseas authorities

        8. Section 14: Powers to arrange for evidence to be obtained

        9. Section 15: Nominating a court to receive evidence

        10. Section 16: Extension of statutory search powers

        11. Section 17: Warrants in England and Wales or Northern Ireland

        12. Section 18: Warrants in Scotland

        13. Section 19: Seized evidence

        14. Section 20: Overseas freezing orders

        15. Section 21: Considering the order

        16. Section 22: Giving effect to the order

        17. Section 23: Postponed effect

        18. Section 24: Evidence seized under the order

        19. Section 25: Release of evidence held under the order

        20. Section 26: Powers under warrants

        21. Section 27: Exercise of powers by others

        22. Section 28: Interpretation of Chapter 2

      3. Chapter 3: Hearing Evidence through Television Links or by Telephone

        1. Section 29: Hearing witnesses abroad through television links

        2. Section 30: Hearing witnesses in the UK through television links

        3. Section 31: Hearing witnesses in the UK by telephone

      4. Chapter 4: Information about Banking Transactions

        1. Sections 32: Customer Information

        2. Section 33: Making, varying or discharging customer information orders

        3. Section 34: Offences

        4. Section 35: Account Information

        5. Section 36: Making, varying or discharging account monitoring orders

        6. Sections 37 to 41: Customer information and account monitoring orders (Scotland)

        7. Section 42: Offence of disclosure

        8. Section 43: Information about a person’s bank account

        9. Section 44: Monitoring banking transactions

        10. Section 45: Sending requests for assistance

        11. Section 46: Interpretation of Chapter 4

      5. Chapter 5: Transfer of Prisoners

        1. Section 47: Transfer of UK prisoner to assist investigations abroad

        2. Section 48: Transfer of prisoner to assist UK investigation

      6. Chapter 6: Supplementary

        1. Section 49: Rules of court

        2. Section 50: Subordinate legislation

    2. Part 2: Terrorist Acts and Threats: Jurisdiction

      1. Section 52: Jurisdiction for terrorist offences

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

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

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

        4. 63D:

          Terrorist attacks or threats in connection with UK diplomatic premises : jurisdiction

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

      2. Section 53: Jurisdiction for offence under section 113 of the Anti-Terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001

    3. Part 3: Road Traffic

      1. Chapter 1: Convention on Driving Disqualifications

        1. Section 54: Application of section 55

        2. Section 55: Duty to give notice to foreign authorities of driving disqualification of a non-UK resident

        3. Section 56: Application of section 57

        4. Sections 57 and 58: Recognition in the UK of foreign driving disqualifications

        5. Sections 59 to 62: Appeal against Disqualification and Power of Appellate Courts to Suspend Disqualification

        6. Sections 63 to 65: Production of Licence

        7. Sections 66 and 67: Effect of disqualification and Rule for determining end of period of disqualification

        8. Sections 68 and 69: Endorsement of Licence

        9. Section 70: Duty of appropriate Minister to inform competent authority

        10. Section 71: Notices

      2. Chapter 2: Mutual Recognition with the United Kingdom

        1. Section 76: Recognition in Great Britain of disqualifications in Northern Ireland

        2. Section 77: Endorsement of counterparts issued to Northern Ireland licence holders

        3. Section 78: Prohibition on holding or obtaining Great Britain and Northern Ireland licences

        4. Section 79: Disability and prospective disability

    4. Part 4: Miscellaneous

      1. Section 80: Disclosure of information by

      2. Section 81: Inspection of Information Systems

      3. Section 82: Driver licensing information

      4. Section 83: Foreign Surveillance Operations

      5. Section 84: Assaults on foreign officers

      6. Section 85: Liability in respect of foreign officers

      7. Section 86: Schengen-building provisions of the 1996 Extradition Convention

      8. Section 87: States in relation to which 1995 and 1996 Extradition Conventions are not in force

      9. Section 88: False monetary instruments: England and Wales and Northern Ireland

      10. Section 89: False monetary instruments: Scotland

      11. Section 90: Freezing of Terrorist Property

    5. Part 5: Final Provisions

      1. Section 92: Northern Ireland

      2. Section 93: Supplementary and consequential provision

    6. Schedule 1: Proceedings of a nominated court under section 15

    7. Schedule 2: Evidence given by television link or telephone

    8. Schedule 3: Offences for the purposes of section 54

    9. Schedule 4: Terrorist property: freezing orders

      1. Paragraph 3

      2. Paragraph 11A

      3. Paragraph 11B: Domestic Freezing Orders: certification

      4. Paragraph 11C: Sending domestic freezing orders

      5. Paragraph 11D: Overseas freezing orders

      6. Paragraphs 11E, 11F and 11G: Enforcement of overseas freezing orders

      7. Paragraphs 4 to 9

    10. Schedule 5: Minor and consequential amendments

      1. Paragraph 26: Amendment of section 109 of - Northern Ireland provisional licences

      2. Paragraphs 45 to 60: Amendments to the Road Traffic (New Drivers) Act 1995

    11. Schedule 6: Repeals

  6. Commencement

  7. Hansard References

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