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The Hijacking Act 1971 (Overseas Territories) Order 1971

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Article 4


1.  There shall be deemed to be included in the list of offences in respect of which surrender may be granted contained in the First Schedule to the Pacific (Fugitive Criminals Surrender) Order in Council 1914 (hereinafter in this Schedule referred to as “the Order”) any offence under the Hijacking Act 1971 (hereinafter in this Schedule referred to as “the Act”) and (so far as not so included by virtue of the foregoing) any attempt to commit such an offence.

2.  The Order shall be applied as if an Order in Council made under section 2 of the Extradition Act 1870 as extended by section 3(2) of the Act were such an arrangement as is referred to in Article 3 of the Order, but where the Order is so applied it shall have effect as if the only offences in respect of which surrender may be granted within the meaning of the Order were offences under the Act and attempts to commit such offences.

3.  For the purposes of the Order any act, wherever committed, which—

(a)is an offence under the Act or an attempt to commit such an offence or would be such an offence or attempt but for section 1(2) of the Act; and

(b)is an offence against the law of any State in the case of which the Order has been directed to apply by notice under Article 3 thereof;

shall be deemed to be an offence committed within the jurisdiction of that State.

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