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Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007

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(1)Subject to subsection (2), this Act extends to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

(2)An amendment made by this Act extends to the same part or parts of the United Kingdom as the provision to which it relates.

(3)Section 1 applies if the harm resulting in death is sustained in the United Kingdom or—

(a)within the seaward limits of the territorial sea adjacent to the United Kingdom;

(b)on a ship registered under Part 2 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 (c. 21);

(c)on a British-controlled aircraft as defined in section 92 of the Civil Aviation Act 1982 (c. 16);

(d)on a British-controlled hovercraft within the meaning of that section as applied in relation to hovercraft by virtue of provision made under the Hovercraft Act 1968 (c. 59);

(e)in any place to which an Order in Council under section 10(1) of the Petroleum Act 1998 (c. 17) applies (criminal jurisdiction in relation to offshore activities).

(4)For the purposes of subsection (3)(b) to (d) harm sustained on a ship, aircraft or hovercraft includes harm sustained by a person who—

(a)is then no longer on board the ship, aircraft or hovercraft in consequence of the wrecking of it or of some other mishap affecting it or occurring on it, and

(b)sustains the harm in consequence of that event.

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