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Sexual Offences Act 1956

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THIRD SCHEDULEConsequential Amendments of Enactments not Consolidated

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The Extradition Act, 1873 First Schedule (List of extradition crimes).

At the end of the Schedule there shall be added the entry—

"Any indictable offence under the Sexual Offences Act, 1956, or any Act amending or substituted for the same, which is not included in the first schedule to the principal Act, and in the case of sections two, five to twelve twenty-two and twenty-three of the Sexual Offences Act, 1956, any attempt to commit the offence ".

The Children and Young Persons Act, 1933
Section fifteen (Evidence of accused's husband or wife).

After the words " the offences mentioned in the First Schedule to this Act" there shall be inserted the words

otherwise than in the entry relating to the Sexual Offences Act, 1956.

Subsection (1) of section sixty-one (Meaning of "in need of care and protection ").

In sub-paragraph (iv) of paragraph (b) for the words " has committed an offence under the Punishment of Incest Act, 1908 " there shall be substituted the words

has committed or attempted to commit an offence under section ten of the Sexual Offences Act, 1956.

Subsection (2) of section ninety-nine (Presumption as to truth of allegations about a person's age in a charge or indictment).

For the words " except an offence under the Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1885 " there shall be substituted the words

except as provided in that Schedule.

First Schedule (Offences to which special provisions of the Act apply).

Immediately before the last entry there shall be inserted the following entry:—

" Any offence against a child or young person under any of the following sections of the Sexual Offences Act, 1956, that is to say sections two to seven, ten to sixteen, nineteen, twenty, twenty-two to twenty-six and twenty-eight, and any attempt to commit against a child or young person an offence under section two, five, six, seven, ten, eleven, twelve, twenty-two or twenty-three of that Act: Provided that for the purposes of subsection (2) of section ninety-nine of this Act this entry shall apply so far only as it relates to offences under sections ten, eleven, twelve, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, twenty and twenty-eight of the Sexual Offences Act, 1956, and attempts to commit offences under sections ten, eleven and twelve of that Act".

The Firearms Act, 1937
Third Schedule (Offences in connection with which the carrying of firearms is penalised by sub section (2) of section twenty three of the Act).

After the entry relating to the Road Traffic Act, 1930, there shall be inserted the following entry:—

" Offences under the following provisions of the Sexual Offences Act, 1956, that is to say, section one, section seventeen, section eighteen and section twenty".

The Administration of Justice

(Miscellaneous Provisions)

Act, 1938.

First Schedule (Offences to which the provisions of section two as to the jurisdiction of quarter sessions apply).

For paragraph 5 there shall be substituted the following paragraph:—

"5. Offences under section thirteen of the Sexual Offences Act, 1956".

The Magistrates' Courts Act, 1952.
Subsection (1) of section twenty five (Right to claim trial by jury).

For the words " under section one of the Vagrancy Act, 1898" there shall be substituted the words

under section thirty, thirty-one or thirty-two of the Sexual Offences Act, 1956.

The Visiting Forces Act, 1952
Paragraph 1 of the Schedule (Offences not triable by United Kingdom courts in the cases provided for by section three of the Act).

At the end of sub-paragraph (b) there shall be added as a new paragraph (viii):—

(viii) sections two to twenty-eight of the Sexual Offences Act, 1956.

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