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Policing and Crime Act 2009

Territorial Application: Northern Ireland

25.The Act contains the following provisions that will apply to Northern Ireland. In accordance with section 115 where this Act amends, repeals or revokes an Act which applies to Northern Ireland the provision will extend to Northern Ireland.

  • Paying for sexual services of a prostitute subjected to force etc (section 15)

  • Amendments to the offence of kerb-crawling and persistent soliciting (section 20)

  • Closure orders (section 21 and Schedule 2)

  • Orders imposed on sex offenders (sections 22 to 25)

  • The offence of persistently possessing alcohol in a public place (section 30)

  • Provisions in Part 5 (Proceeds of crime) (sections 54, 57, 60, 63 to 66)

  • Part 6 (Extradition)

  • Part 7 (Aviation security)

  • Safeguarding vulnerable groups (sections 90 to 92)

  • The powers for the Secretary of State to prescribe the form, manner and contents of an application under Part V of the Police Act 1996 (section 97)

  • Prohibition on importation of offensive weapons (section 102)

  • Provisions on enforcement of the Football Spectators Act 1989 and the Police, Public Order and Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2006 (sections 105(1) and (3) to (5) and 106)

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