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The Geneva Conventions Act (Guernsey) Order 2010

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Article 3

SCHEDULE 1Exceptions and Modifications to be made in the extension of the provisions of the 2001 Act and the 2009 Act to Guernsey

1.  Any reference to the Geneva Conventions Act 1957, the 2001 Act or the 2009 Act, or to a provision of any of those Acts, shall be construed as a reference to that Act or provision as it has effect in Guernsey.

2.  In section 70(1) (Offences under section 1 of the Geneva Conventions Act 1957) of the 2001 Act, omit paragraph (b).

3.  In section 70(2) (Offences under section 1 of the Geneva Conventions Act 1957) of the 2001 Act (in relation to the inserted section 1A (Trial and punishment of offences under s.1) of the Geneva Conventions Act 1957) –

(a)omit subsection (3) of section 1A of the Geneva Conventions Act 1957;

(b)in subsection (4) of section 1A of the Geneva Conventions Act 1957 for “the United Kingdom” in each place it occurs, substitute “Guernsey”; and

(c)in subsection (5) of section 1A of the Geneva Conventions Act 1957 for “the part of the United Kingdom in which the proceedings are brought” substitute “Guernsey”.

4.  In section 1(5) (Amendments of the Geneva Conventions Act 1957) of the 2009 Act, for subsection (4D) inserted into section 6 (Use of Red Cross and other emblems) of the Geneva Conventions Act 1957 substitute

(4D) (4D)For the purposes of subsection (4B) of this section references in subsection (4) of this section to the coming into operation of this Act in Guernsey shall be construed as references to the coming into operation of the Geneva Conventions and United Nations Personnel (Protocols) Act 2009 in Guernsey..

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