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In section 273(6)(b) (review of unduly lenient sentence by Court Martial

Appeal Court) for “or 227” substitute “, 227 or 227A”.

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Paragraph 12 of Schedule 2 (“Schedule 2 offences”) is amended as follows.

      (2)  

After sub-paragraph (r) insert—

“(ra)   

an offence under section 1A of the Prevention of Crime Act

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1953 (threatening with weapon in public);”.

      (3)  

In paragraph (ai)—

(a)   

after “134” insert “, 139AA”;

(b)   

after “torture,” insert “threatening with article with blade or point or

offensive weapon,”.

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Coroners and Justice Act 2009 (c. 25)

31    (1)  

Section 125(6) of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 (sentencing guidelines:

duty of court) is amended as follows.

      (2)  

After paragraph (e) insert—

“(ea)   

section 1A(5) of the Prevention of Crime Act 1953 (minimum

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sentence for offence of threatening with offensive weapon in

public);”.

      (3)  

After paragraph (f) insert—

“(fa)   

section 139AA(7) of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 (minimum

sentence for offence of threatening with article with blade or

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point or offensive weapon);”.

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Causing serious injury by dangerous driving: minor and consequential

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Road Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52)

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1          

In section 13A(1) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (disapplication of sections 1 to

3 for authorised motoring events) after “sections 1,” insert “1A,”.

Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 (c. 53)

2          

The Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 is amended as follows.

3          

In section 23(1A) (alternative verdicts in Scotland) after paragraph (a)

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insert—

“(aa)   

an offence under section 1A of that Act (causing serious

injury by dangerous driving),”.

4     (1)  

Section 24 (alternative verdicts: general) is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In subsection (A2) after paragraph (a) insert—

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“(aa)   

an offence under section 1A of that Act (causing serious

injury by dangerous driving),”.

 
 

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      (3)  

In the table in subsection (1) in the appropriate place insert—

 

“Section 1A (causing serious

Section 2 (dangerous driving)

 
 

injury by dangerous driving)

  
  

Section 3 (careless, and

 
  

inconsiderate, driving)”.

 

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5          

In section 34(4) (disqualification for certain offences) after paragraph (a)(ii)

and the “or” after it insert—

“(iia)   

an offence under section 1A of that Act (causing

serious injury by dangerous driving), or”.

6          

In section 36(2)(b) (disqualification until test is passed) after “(causing death

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by dangerous driving)” insert “, section 1A (causing serious injury by

dangerous driving)”.

7          

In section 45(6) (effect of endorsement of counterparts) (until its repeal by

the Road Safety Act 2006 comes into force)—

(a)   

after “section 1” insert “, 1A”;

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(b)   

after “causing death by dangerous driving” insert “, causing serious

injury by dangerous driving”.

8          

In section 45A(4) (effect of endorsement of driving records) as substituted by

the Road Safety Act 2006—

(a)   

after “section 1” insert “, 1A”;

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(b)   

after “causing death by dangerous driving” insert “, causing serious

injury by dangerous driving”.

9          

In the table in Schedule 1 (application of provisions including sections 11

and 12(1): evidence as to driver and proof of identity) in the appropriate

place insert—

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“RTA section

Causing serious injury

Sections 11 and

 
 

1A

by dangerous driving.

12(1) of this Act.”

 

Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003 (c. 32)

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In paragraph 3 of Schedule 3 to the Crime (International Co-operation) Act

2003 (application of duty to give notice to foreign authorities of driving

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disqualification of a non-UK resident) after sub-paragraph (a) insert—

“(aa)   

section 1A (causing serious injury by dangerous driving),”.

Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52)

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In paragraph 12(aj) of Schedule 2 to the Armed Forces Act 2006 (“Schedule 2

offences”)—

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(a)   

after “section 1,” insert “1A,”;

(b)   

after “causing death by dangerous driving,” insert “causing serious

injury by dangerous driving,”.

 
 

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