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[F1PART 2U.K.Other offences (in case where determination of terrorist connection under section 69 is made)

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Common law offencesU.K.

4U.K.Manslaughter.

5U.K.Kidnapping.

6U.K.False imprisonment.

Offences against the Person Act 1861U.K.

7U.K.An offence under any of the following provisions of the Offences against the Person Act 1861—

(a)section 4 (soliciting murder);

(b)section 18 (wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm);

(c)section 21 (attempting to choke, suffocate or strangle in order to commit or assist in the committing of an indictable offence);

(d)section 22 (using chloroform etc to commit or assist in the committing of any indictable offence);

(e)section 28 (causing bodily injury by explosives);

(f)section 29 (using explosives etc with intent to do grievous bodily harm);

(g)section 32 (endangering the safety of railway passengers).

Explosive Substances Act 1883U.K.

8U.K.An offence under any of the following provisions of the Explosive Substances Act 1883—

(a)section 2 (causing explosion likely to endanger life or property);

(b)section 3 (attempt to cause explosion, or making or keeping explosive with intent to endanger life or property);

(c)section 4 (making or possession of explosive under suspicious circumstances);

(d)section 5 (punishment of accessories to offences of causing or attempting to cause explosions or making or possessing explosives).

Infant Life (Preservation) Act 1929U.K.

9U.K.An offence under section 1 of the Infant Life (Preservation) Act 1929 (child destruction).

Infanticide Act 1938U.K.

10U.K.An offence under section 1 of the Infanticide Act 1938 (infanticide).

Firearms Act 1968U.K.

11U.K.An offence under any of the following provisions of the Firearms Act 1968—

(a)section 16 (possession of firearm with intent to endanger life);

(b)section 17(1) (use of firearm to resist arrest);

(c)section 17(2) (possession of firearm at time of committing or being arrested for offence specified in Schedule 1 to that Act);

(d)section 18 (carrying a firearm with criminal intent).

Theft Act 1968U.K.

12U.K.An offence under either of the following provisions of the Theft Act 1968—

(a)section 8 (robbery or assault with intent to rob);

(b)section 10 (aggravated burglary).

Criminal Damage Act 1971U.K.

13(1)An offence of arson under section 1 of the Criminal Damage Act 1971.U.K.

(2)An offence under section 1(2) of that Act (destroying or damaging property) other than an offence of arson.

Biological Weapons Act 1974U.K.

14U.K.An offence under section 1 of the Biological Weapons Act 1974 (developing certain biological agents and toxins or biological weapons).

Taking of Hostages Act 1982U.K.

15U.K.An offence under section 1 of the Taking of Hostages Act 1982 (hostage-taking).

Aviation Security Act 1982U.K.

16U.K.An offence under any of the following provisions of the Aviation Security Act 1982—

(a)section 1 (hijacking);

(b)section 2 (destroying, damaging or endangering safety of aircraft);

(c)section 3 (other acts endangering or likely to endanger safety of aircraft);

(d)section 6(2) (inducing or assisting the commission of offences relating to safety of aircraft).

Nuclear Material (Offences) Act 1983U.K.

17U.K.An offence under either of the following provisions of the Nuclear Material (Offences) Act 1983—

(a)section 1B (offences relating to damage to the environment);

(b)section 2 (preparatory acts and threats).

Criminal Justice Act 1988U.K.

18U.K.An offence under section 134 of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 (torture).

Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990U.K.

19U.K.An offence under any of the following provisions of the Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990—

(a)section 1 (endangering safety at aerodromes);

(b)section 9 (hijacking of ships);

(c)section 10 (seizing or exercising control of fixed platforms);

(d)section 11 (destroying ships or fixed platforms or endangering their safety);

(e)section 12 (other acts endangering or likely to endanger safe navigation);

(f)section 13 (offences involving threats);

(g)section 14(4) (inducing or assisting the commission of offences relating to hijacking of ships, or destroying ships or fixed platforms or endangering their safety).

Channel Tunnel (Security) Order 1994U.K.

20U.K.An offence under Part 2 of the Channel Tunnel (Security) Order 1994 (S.I. 1994/570) (offences relating to Channel Tunnel trains and the tunnel system).

Chemical Weapons Act 1996U.K.

21U.K.An offence under either of the following provisions of the Chemical Weapons Act 1996—

(a)section 2 (use etc of chemical weapons);

(b)section 11 (premises or equipment used for producing chemical weapons).

International Criminal Court Act 2001U.K.

22U.K.An offence under section 51 or 52 of the International Criminal Court Act 2001 (genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and related offences), other than one involving murder.

Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001U.K.

23U.K.An offence under either of the following provisions of the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001—

(a)section 47 (use etc of nuclear weapons);

(b)section 50 (assisting or inducing certain weapons-related acts overseas).

Modern Slavery Act 2015U.K.

24U.K.An offence under either of the following provisions of the Modern Slavery Act 2015—

(a)section 1 (slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour);

(b)section 2 (human trafficking).

Inchoate offencesU.K.

25U.K.An inchoate offence (see section 398) in relation to an offence specified in any of the preceding paragraphs of this Part of this Schedule.

26U.K.An inchoate offence in relation to murder.]

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