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The Criminal Law Act 1977 (Commencement No. 1) Order 1977

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SCHEDULEPROVISIONS OF THE CRIMINAL LAW ACT 1977 COMING INTO FORCE ON 8TH SEPTEMBER 1977

Provisions of the ActSubject matter of provisions
Section 5(10)(b)Amendment to section 4 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861.
Section 31(1).Increase of fines for certain summary offences.
Section 33.Penalty for offences under section 3 of Explosive Substances Act 1883.
Section 43.Peremptory challenge of jurors.
Section 51.Bomb hoaxes.
Section 52.Misuse of Drugs Act 1971: redefinition of cannabis.
Section 54.Inciting girl under sixteen to have incestuous sexual intercourse.
Section 55.Amendment of Rabies Act 1974 and Diseases of Animals (N.I.) Order 1975.
Section 57.Probation and conditional discharge; power to vary statutory minimum or maximum period.
Section 63(1) and so much of section 63(2) as relates to any provisions specified in this Schedule, or in Appendix A or B hereto.Provisions applying to Scotland.
Section 65.Citation, etc.
Schedule 6Increase of fines for certain summary offences.

In Schedule 11–

so much of paragraph 5 as relates to section 289C(1) of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1975; paragraph 13.

Amendments of Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1975.
So much of Schedule 12 as is specified in Appendix A hereto.Minor and consequential amendments.
So much of Schedule 13 as is specified in Appendix B hereto.Repeals.
Schedule 14.Transitional provisions.

APPENDIX APROVISIONS OF SCHEDULE 12 TO THE CRIMINAL LAW ACT 1977 COMING INTO FORCE ON 8TH SEPTEMBER 1977

So much of Schedule 12 as amends the following enactments:—

  • The Offences Against the Person Act 1861 (c. 100).

  • The Explosive Substances Act 1883 (c. 3).

  • The Criminal Justice Act 1948 (c. 58).

  • Paragraphs 14 and 15 of Part II of Schedule 2 to the Sexual Offences Act 1956 (c. 69).

  • The Adoption Act 1958 (c. 5).

  • Section 169 of the Licensing Act 1964 (c. 26).

  • The Housing Act 1964 (c. 56).

  • The Housing (Scotland) Act 1966 (c. 49).

  • Section 8(7) of the Gaming Act 1968 (c. 65).

  • Section 13(3) of the Children and Young Persons Act 1969 (c. 54).

  • Sections 15(2) and 17(3) of and paragraph 9 of Schedule 3 to the Powers of Criminal Courts Act 1973 (c. 62).

  • The Adoption Act 1976 (c. 36).

  • Sections 3(8) and 5 of the Bail Act 1976 (c. 63).

APPENDIX BREPEALS TAKING EFFECT ON 8TH SEPTEMBER 1977

ChapterShort TitleExtent of repeal
11 & 12 Geo. 6
1948 c. 58Criminal Justice Act 1948.In section 19(3), the words “or justice”.
1969 c. 54Children and Young Persons Act 1969.In section 13(3), the words from “or if” to “place”.
1967 c. 80Criminal Justice Act 1967.The entry relating to Part I of Schedule 3.
1973 c. 62Powers of Criminal Courts Act 1973.In Schedule 3, in paragraph 9, the words from “or if” to “place”.
1976 c. 63Bail Act 1976.In Schedule 2, in paragraph 38 the words “in paragraph (a)”.

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