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SCHEDULE 1E+W+S+N.I.Convention offences

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Explosives offencesE+W+S+N.I.

1(1)Subject to sub-paragraph (3), an offence under any of sections 28 to 30 of the Offences against the Person Act 1861 (c. 100) (causing injury by explosions, causing explosions and handling or placing explosives).E+W+S+N.I.

(2)Subject to sub-paragraph (3), an offence under any of the following provisions of the Explosive Substances Act 1883 (c. 3)—

(a)section 2 (causing an explosion likely to endanger life);

(b)section 3 (preparation of explosions);

(c)section 5 (ancillary offences).

(3)An offence in or as regards Scotland is a Convention offence by virtue of this paragraph only if it consists in—37

(a)the doing of an act as an act of terrorism; or

(b)an action for the purposes of terrorism.

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I1Sch. 1 para. 1 in force at 13.4.2006 by S.I. 2006/1013, art. 2(2)(a)

Biological weaponsE+W+S+N.I.

2An offence under section 1 of the Biological Weapons Act 1974 (c. 6) (development etc. of biological weapons).E+W+S+N.I.

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Commencement Information

I2Sch. 1 para. 2 in force at 13.4.2006 by S.I. 2006/1013, art. 2(2)(a)

Offences against internationally protected personsE+W+S+N.I.

3(1)Subject to sub-paragraph (4), an offence mentioned in section 1(1)(a) of the Internationally Protected Persons Act 1978 (c. 17) (attacks against protected persons committed outside the United Kingdom) which is committed (whether in the United Kingdom or elsewhere) in relation to a protected person.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)Subject to sub-paragraph (4), an offence mentioned in section 1(1)(b) of that Act (attacks on relevant premises etc.) which is committed (whether in the United Kingdom or elsewhere) in connection with an attack—

(a)on relevant premises or on a vehicle ordinarily used by a protected person, and

(b)at a time when a protected person is in or on the premises or vehicle.

(3)Subject to sub-paragraph (4), an offence under section 1(3) of that Act (threats etc. in relation to protected persons).

(4)An offence in or as regards Scotland is a Convention offence by virtue of this paragraph only if it consists in—

(a)the doing of an act as an act of terrorism; or

(b)an action for the purposes of terrorism.

(5)Expressions used in this paragraph and section 1 of that Act have the same meanings in this paragraph as in that section.

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I3Sch. 1 para. 3 in force at 13.4.2006 by S.I. 2006/1013, art. 2(2)(a)

Hostage-takingE+W+S+N.I.

4An offence under section 1 of the Taking of Hostages Act 1982 (c. 28) (hostage-taking).E+W+S+N.I.

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Commencement Information

I4Sch. 1 para. 4 in force at 13.4.2006 by S.I. 2006/1013, art. 2(2)(a)

Hijacking and other offences against aircraftE+W+S+N.I.

5Offences under any of the following provisions of the Aviation Security Act 1982 (c. 36)—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)section 1 (hijacking);

(b)section 2 (destroying, damaging or endangering safety of aircraft);

(c)section 3 (other acts endangering or likely to endanger safety of aircraft);

(d)section 6(2) (ancillary offences).

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I5Sch. 1 para. 5 in force at 13.4.2006 by S.I. 2006/1013, art. 2(2)(a)

Offences involving nuclear material[F1or nuclear facilities]E+W+S+N.I.

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Amendments (Textual)

F1Words in Sch. 1 inserted (30.11.2009) by Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 (c. 4), s. 153(7), Sch. 26 para. 79(2); S.I. 2009/3074, art. 2(s)

6(1)An offence mentioned in section 1(1)[F2(a) to (d)] of the Nuclear Material (Offences) Act 1983 (c. 18) (offences in relation to nuclear material committed outside the United Kingdom) which is committed (whether in the United Kingdom or elsewhere) in relation to or by means of nuclear material.E+W+S+N.I.

[F3(2)An offence mentioned in section 1(1)(a) or (b) of that Act where the act making the person guilty of the offence (whether done in the United Kingdom or elsewhere)—

(a)is directed at a nuclear facility or interferes with the operation of such a facility, and

(b)causes death, injury or damage resulting from the emission of ionising radiation or the release of radioactive material.

(3)An offence under any of the following provisions of that Act—

(a)section 1B (offences relating to damage to environment);

(b) section 1C (offences of importing or exporting etc. nuclear material: extended jurisdiction);

(c)section 2 (offences involving preparatory acts and threats).

(4)Expressions used in this paragraph and that Act have the same meanings in this paragraph as in that Act.]

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Amendments (Textual)

F3 Sch. 1 para. 6(2)-(4) substituted for Sch. 1 para. 6(2)(3) (30.11.2009) by Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 (c. 4) , s. 153(7) , Sch. 26 para. 79(4) ; S.I. 2009/3074 , art. 2(s)

Commencement Information

I6 Sch. 1 para. 6 in force at 13.4.2006 by S.I. 2006/1013 , art. 2(2)(a)

[F46A(1)Any of the following offences under the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)an offence under section 50(2) or (3) (improper importation of goods) in connection with a prohibition or restriction relating to the importation of nuclear material;

(b)an offence under section 68(2) (exportation of prohibited or restricted goods) in connection with a prohibition or restriction relating to the exportation or shipment as stores of nuclear material;

(c) an offence under section 170(1) or (2) (fraudulent evasion of duty etc. ) in connection with a prohibition or restriction relating to the importation, exportation or shipment as stores of nuclear material.

(2) In this paragraph “ nuclear material ” has the same meaning as in the Nuclear Material (Offences) Act 1983 (see section 6 of that Act). ]

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Offences under the Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990 (c. 31)E+W+S+N.I.

7Offences under any of the following provisions of the Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)section 1 (endangering safety at aerodromes);

(b)section 9 (hijacking of ships);

(c)section 10 (seizing or exercising control of fixed platforms);

(d)section 11 (destroying ships or fixed platforms or endangering their safety);

(e)section 12 (other acts endangering or likely to endanger safe navigation);

(f)section 13 (offences involving threats relating to ships or fixed platforms);

(g)section 14 (ancillary offences).

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Commencement Information

I7Sch. 1 para. 7 in force at 13.4.2006 by S.I. 2006/1013, art. 2(2)(a)

Offences involving chemical weaponsE+W+S+N.I.

8An offence under section 2 of the Chemical Weapons Act 1996 (c. 6) (use, development etc. of chemical weapons).E+W+S+N.I.

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Commencement Information

I8Sch. 1 para. 8 in force at 13.4.2006 by S.I. 2006/1013, art. 2(2)(a)

Terrorist fundsE+W+S+N.I.

9An offence under any of the following provisions of the Terrorism Act 2000 (c. 11)—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)section 15 (terrorist fund-raising);

(b)section 16 (use or possession of terrorist funds);

(c)section 17 (funding arrangements for terrorism);

(d)section 18 (money laundering of terrorist funds).

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I9Sch. 1 para. 9 in force at 13.4.2006 by S.I. 2006/1013, art. 2(2)(a)

Directing terrorist organisationsE+W+S+N.I.

10An offence under section 56 of the Terrorism Act 2000 (directing a terrorist organisation).E+W+S+N.I.

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I10Sch. 1 para. 10 in force at 13.4.2006 by S.I. 2006/1013, art. 2(2)(a)

Offences involving nuclear weaponsE+W+S+N.I.

11An offence under section 47 of the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001 (c. 24) (use, development etc. of nuclear weapons).E+W+S+N.I.

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Commencement Information

I11Sch. 1 para. 11 in force at 13.4.2006 by S.I. 2006/1013, art. 2(2)(a)

Conspiracy etc.E+W+S+N.I.

12Any of the following offences—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)conspiracy to commit a Convention offence;

(b)inciting the commission of a Convention offence;

(c)attempting to commit a Convention offence;

(d)aiding, abetting, counselling or procuring the commission of a Convention offence.

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Commencement Information

I12Sch. 1 para. 12 in force at 13.4.2006 by S.I. 2006/1013, art. 2(2)(a)

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