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Serious Crime Act 2007

Section 66: Indirectly encouraging or assisting

231.This section sets out that if a person (A) arranges for another (B) to do an act capable of encouraging or assisting another (C) to commit an offence, then A can be regarded as having done B’s act.

232.This covers, for example, a gang leader (A) who instructs a member of his gang (B) to encourage another person (C) to kill X.

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