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Visiting Forces Act 1952

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3In the application of the said section three to England and Wales and to Northern Ireland, the expression “offence against property” means any offence punishable under any of the following enactments, that is to say:—E+W+S+N.I.

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(b)the M1Malicious Damage Act, 1861;

(c)section thirteen of the M2Debtors Act, 1869, and section thirteen of the M3Debtors Act (Ireland), 1872 (which relate respectively to the obtaining of credit by false pretences and to certain frauds on creditors);

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(f)section twenty-eight of the M4Road Traffic Act, 1930, and section four of the M5Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic Act (Northern Ireland), 1930 (which relate respectively to the taking of a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent.)

[F2(g)the M6Theft Act 1968, except section 8 (robbery)];

[F3(g)the M7Theft Act (Northern Ireland) 1969, except section 8 (robbery)];

[F4(h)the Criminal Damage (Northern Ireland) Order 1977.]

[F5(h)the M8Criminal Damage Act 1971.]

[F6(i)an offence under section 2 of the Explosive Substances Act 1883 of causing an explosion likely to cause serious injury to property in connection with such an attack as is mentioned in section 1(1)(b) of the Internationally Protected Persons Act 1978.]

[F7(j)the Theft Act 1978; [F8and the Theft (Northern Ireland) Order 1978]]

[F9(k)an offence under section 2 of the Nuclear Material (Offences) Act 1983, where the circumstances are that—

(i)in the case of a contravention of subsection (2), the act falling within paragraph (a) or (b) of that subsection would, had it been done, have constituted an offence falling within the foregoing sub-paragraphs, or

(ii)in the case of a contravention of subsection (3) or (4), the act threatened would, had it been done, have constituted such an offence.]

[F10(l)an offence under section 2 of the Explosive Substances Act 1883 of causing an explosion likely to cause serious injury to property in connection with such an attack as is mentioned in section 2(1) of the United Nations Personnel Act 1997.]

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F4Para. 3(h) added (N.I.) by S.I. 1977/426, art. 13(2)

F8Words added (N.I.) by S.I. 1978/1407, art. 7(3)

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