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Serious Crime Bill [HL]
Schedule 3 — Listed Offences
Part 1 — Offences common to England and Wales and Northern Ireland

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3          

An offence under section 22 of that Act (using chloroform etc. to commit or

assist in the committing of any indictable offence) so far as it may be

committed with the intention of enabling any other person to commit, or

assisting any other person in the commission of, an indictable offence.

4          

But references in paragraphs 2 and 3 to any other person do not include

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reference to the person whose act is capable of encouraging or assisting the

commission of the offence under section 21 or, as the case may be, section 22

of that Act.

Aliens Restriction (Amendment) Act 1919 (c. 92)

5          

An offence under section 3(1) of the Aliens Restriction (Amendment) Act

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1919 (acts calculated or likely to cause sedition or disaffection amongst HM

forces etc.) consisting in attempting an act calculated or likely to cause

sedition or disaffection in contravention of that subsection.

6          

An offence under section 3(2) of that Act (promoting or attempting to

promote industrial unrest) consisting in attempting to promote industrial

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unrest in contravention of that subsection.

Official Secrets Act 1920 (c. 75)

7          

An offence under section 7 of the Official Secrets Act 1920 (soliciting etc.

commission of an offence under that Act or the Official Secrets Act 1911).

Incitement to Disaffection Act 1934 (c. 56)

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8          

An offence under section 1 of the Incitement to Disaffection Act 1934

(endeavouring to seduce members of HM forces from their duty or

allegiance).

Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (c. 38)

9          

An offence under section 19 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (inciting any

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other offence under that Act).

10         

An offence under section 20 of that Act (assisting or inducing commission

outside United Kingdom of offence punishable under corresponding law).

Immigration Act 1971 (c. 77)

11         

An offence under section 25 of the Immigration Act 1971 (assisting unlawful

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immigration to a member State).

12         

An offence under section 25B of that Act (assisting entry to the United

Kingdom in breach of deportation or exclusion order).

Representation of the People Act 1983 (c. 2)

13         

An offence under section 97(1) of the Representation of the People Act 1983

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(public meetings) consisting in the incitement of others to act in a disorderly

manner for the purpose of preventing at a lawful public meeting to which

that section applies the transaction of the business for which the meeting

was called.

 

 

Serious Crime Bill [HL]
Schedule 3 — Listed Offences
Part 1 — Offences common to England and Wales and Northern Ireland

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Computer Misuse Act 1990 (c. 18)

14         

An offence under section 3A(1) of the Computer Misuse Act 1990 (making

etc. article intending it to be used to commit, or to assist in the commission

of, an offence under section 1 or 3 of that Act).

15         

An offence under section 3A(2) of that Act (supply or offer to supply article

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believing it is likely to be used to commit, or to assist in the commission of,

an offence under section 1 or 3 of that Act).

16         

An offence under section 3A(3) of that Act (obtaining an article with a view

to its being supplied for use to commit, or to assist in the commission of, an

offence under section 1 or 3 of that Act).

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Criminal Justice Act 1993 (c. 36)

17         

An offence under section 52(2)(a) of the Criminal Justice Act 1993

(encouraging insider dealing).

Reserve Forces Act 1996 (c. 14)

18         

An offence under section 101 of the Reserve Forces Act 1996 (inducing a

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person to desert or absent himself).

Landmines Act 1998 (c. 33)

19         

An offence under section 2(2) of the Landmines Act 1998 (encouraging,

assisting or inducing an offence under section 2(1) of that Act).

Terrorism Act 2006 (c. 11)

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20         

An offence under section 1(2) of the Terrorism Act 2006 (encouraging

terrorism).

21         

An offence under section 2(1) of that Act (disseminating terrorist

publications).

22         

An offence under section 5 of that Act (engaging in conduct in preparation

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for giving effect to intention to commit or assisting another to commit acts of

terrorism).

23         

An offence under section 6(1) of that Act (provision of instruction or training

knowing that a person trained or instructed intends to use the skills obtained

for or in connection with the commission of acts of terrorism or for assisting

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the commission or preparation of such acts by others).

24         

An offence under section 6(2) of that Act as a result of paragraph (b)(ii) of

that subsection (receipt of instruction or training intending to use the skills

obtained for assisting the commission or preparation of acts of terrorism by

others).

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Serious Crime Bill [HL]
Schedule 3 — Listed Offences
Part 2 — Offences under particular enactments: England and Wales

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Part 2

Offences under particular enactments: England and Wales

Public Meeting Act 1908 (c. 66)

25         

An offence under section 1(2) of the Public Meeting Act 1908 (inciting others

to commit offences under that section).

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Perjury Act 1911 (c. 6)

26         

An offence under section 7(2) of the Perjury Act 1911 (inciting a person to

commit an offence under that Act).

Prison Act 1952 (c. 52)

27         

An offence under section 39(1) of the Prison Act 1952 (assisting a prisoner to

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escape).

Criminal Law Act 1967 (c. 58)

28         

An offence under section 4(1) of the Criminal Law Act 1967 (assisting

persons who have committed an offence).

29         

An offence under section 5(1) of that Act (accepting or agreeing to accept

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consideration for not disclosing information about an offence).

Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1973 (c. xxx)

30         

An offence under section 13 of the Greater London Council (General

Powers) Act 1973 (assaults etc. on officers) consisting in the aiding or inciting

of any person to assault, resist or obstruct an officer of the Thames Water

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Authority duly exercising or performing any power or duty under a section

or byelaw mentioned in that section.

Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1974 (c. xxiv)

31         

An offence under section 21(6) of the Greater London Council (General

Powers) Act 1974 (assaults etc. on officers of a borough council) consisting

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in the aiding or inciting of any person to assault, resist or obstruct an officer

of a borough council duly exercising or performing any power or duty

under section 21 of that Act.

Criminal Law Act 1977 (c. 45)

32         

An offence under section 1(1) of the Criminal Law Act 1977 (conspiracy).

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Criminal Attempts Act 1981 (c. 47)

33         

An offence under section 1(1) of the Criminal Attempts Act 1981 (attempting

to commit an offence).

 

 

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Schedule 3 — Listed Offences
Part 4 — Offences under particular enactments: Northern Ireland

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Public Order Act 1986 (c. 64)

34         

An offence under section 12(6) of the Public Order Act 1986 (inciting

commission of offences under section 12(5) of that Act).

35         

An offence under section 13(9) of that Act (inciting commission of offences

under section 13(8) of that Act).

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36         

An offence under section 14(6) of that Act (inciting commission of offences

under section 14(5) of that Act).

37         

An offence under section 14B(3) of that Act (inciting commission of offences

under section 14B(2) of that Act).

Terrorism Act 2000 (c. 11)

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38         

An offence under section 59 of the Terrorism Act 2000 (inciting in England

and Wales the commission of acts of terrorism outside the United Kingdom).

Part 3

Other offences: England and Wales

39         

An offence of conspiracy falling within section 5(2) or (3) of the Criminal

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Law Act 1977 (c. 45) (forms of conspiracy not affected by abolition of offence

of conspiracy at common law).

40    (1)  

An attempt under a special statutory provision.

      (2)  

Sub-paragraph (1) is to be read with section 3 of the Criminal Attempts Act

1981 (c. 47).

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Part 4

Offences under particular enactments: Northern Ireland

Prison Act (Northern Ireland) 1953 (c. 18)

41         

An offence under section 29(a) of the Prison Act (Northern Ireland) 1953

(rescuing or assisting a person sentenced to imprisonment for life, or in

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lawful custody for an offence carrying that sentence, to escape or attempt to

escape) so far as it consists in assisting a person.

42         

An offence under section 30(a) of that Act (rescuing or assisting a person

sentenced to imprisonment for a term less than life, or in lawful custody for

an offence carrying such a sentence, to escape or attempt to escape) so far as

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it consists in assisting a person.

Criminal Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1967 (c. 18)

43         

An offence under section 4(1) of the Criminal Law Act (Northern Ireland)

1967 (assisting persons who have committed an offence).

Perjury (Northern Ireland) Order 1979 (S.I. 1979/1714 (N.I.19))

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44         

An offence under Article 12(2) of the Perjury (Northern Ireland) Order 1979

(inciting a person to commit an offence under that Order).

 

 

Serious Crime Bill [HL]
Schedule 4 — Extra-territoriality

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Criminal Attempts and Conspiracy (Northern Ireland) Order 1983 (S.I. 1983/1120 (N.I.13))

45         

An offence under Article 3(1) of the Criminal Attempts and Conspiracy

(Northern Ireland) Order 1983 (attempting to commit an offence).

46         

An offence under Article 9(1) of that Order (conspiracy).

Public Processions (Northern Ireland) Act 1998 (c. 2)

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47         

An offence under section 8(8) of the Public Processions (Northern Ireland)

Act 1998 (inciting commission of offences under section 8(7) of that Act).

48         

An offence under section 9A(8) of that Act (inciting commission of offences

under section 9A of that Act).

Terrorism Act 2000 (c. 11)

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49         

An offence under section 60 of the Terrorism Act 2000 (inciting in Northern

Ireland the commission of acts of terrorism outside the United Kingdom).

Part 5

Other offences: Northern Ireland

50         

An offence of conspiracy falling within Article 13(2) or (3) of the Criminal

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Attempts and Conspiracy (Northern Ireland) Order 1983 (S.I. 1983/1120

(N.I.13)) (forms of conspiracy not affected by abolition of offence of

conspiracy at common law).

Schedule 4

Section 50(2)

 

Extra-territoriality

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1     (1)  

This paragraph applies if—

(a)   

any relevant behaviour of D’s takes place wholly or partly in

England or Wales;

(b)   

D knows or believes that what he anticipates might take place wholly

or partly in a place outside England and Wales; and

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(c)   

either—

(i)   

the anticipated offence is one that would be triable under the

law of England and Wales if it were committed in that place;

or

(ii)   

if there are relevant conditions, it would be so triable if it

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were committed there by a person who satisfies the

conditions.

      (2)  

“Relevant condition” means a condition that—

(a)   

determines (wholly or in part) whether an offence committed

outside England and Wales is nonetheless triable under the law of

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England and Wales; and

(b)   

relates to the citizenship, nationality or residence of the person who

commits it.

 

 

Serious Crime Bill [HL]
Schedule 5 — Amendments relating to service law

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2     (1)  

This paragraph applies if—

(a)   

paragraph 1 does not apply;

(b)   

any relevant behaviour of D’s takes place wholly or partly in

England or Wales;

(c)   

D knows or believes that what he anticipates might take place wholly

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or partly in a place outside England and Wales; and

(d)   

what D anticipates would amount to an offence under the law in

force in that place.

      (2)  

The condition in sub-paragraph (1)(d) is to be taken to be satisfied unless,

not later than rules of court may provide, the defence serve on the

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prosecution a notice—

(a)   

stating that on the facts as alleged the condition is not in their opinion

satisfied;

(b)   

showing their grounds for that opinion; and

(c)   

requiring the prosecution to show that it is satisfied.

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      (3)  

The court, if it thinks fit, may permit the defence to require the prosecution

to show that the condition is satisfied without prior service of a notice under

sub-paragraph (2).

      (4)  

In the Crown Court, the question whether the condition is satisfied is to be

decided by the judge alone.

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      (5)  

An act punishable under the law in force in any place outside England and

Wales constitutes an offence under that law for the purposes of this

paragraph, however it is described in that law.

3     (1)  

This paragraph applies if—

(a)   

any relevant behaviour of D’s takes place wholly outside England

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and Wales;

(b)   

D knows or believes that what he anticipates might take place wholly

or partly in a place outside England and Wales; and

(c)   

D could be tried under the law of England and Wales if he committed

the anticipated offence in that place.

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      (2)  

For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1)(c), D is to be assumed to be able to

commit the anticipated offence.

4          

In relation to an offence under section 44, a reference in this Schedule to the

anticipated offence is to be read as a reference to any of the offences specified

in the indictment.

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Schedule 5

Section 58

 

Amendments relating to service law

Criminal Justice Act 1982 (c. 48)

1          

In section 32 of the Criminal Justice Act 1982 (early release of prisoners), in

subsection (2A) for “incitement” substitute “encouragement and assistance”.

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Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1992 (c. 34)

2          

In section 6 of the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1992 (interpretation),

in subsection (1A) for “incitement” substitute “encouragement and

assistance”.

Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (c. 6)

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3          

In section 114 of the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000

(offences under service law), in subsection (3) for “incitement” substitute

“encouragement and assistance”.

Sexual Offences Act 2003 (c. 42)

4     (1)  

The Sexual Offences Act 2003 is amended as follows.

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      (2)  

In paragraph 93A of Schedule 3 (sexual offences for purposes of Part 2), in

sub-paragraph (3) for “incitement” substitute “encouragement and

assistance”.

      (3)  

In paragraph 172A of Schedule 5 (other offences for purposes of Part 2), in

sub-paragraph (2) for “incitement” substitute “encouragement and

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assistance”.

Criminal Justice Act 2003 (c. 44)

5          

In section 233 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (offences under service law),

in subsection (2) for “incitement” substitute “encouragement and

assistance”.

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Gambling Act 2005 (c. 19)

6          

In Part 1 of Schedule 7 to the Gambling Act 2005 (relevant offences), in

paragraph 22A for “incitement” substitute “encouragement and assistance”.

Armed Forces Act 2006 (c. 52)

7          

The Armed Forces Act 2006 is amended as follows.

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8          

In section 39 (attempts), in subsection (4)(b) for “inciting another person to

commit” substitute “encouraging or assisting the commission of”.

9          

For section 40 (incitement) substitute—

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Encouraging and assisting

(1)   

A person subject to service law commits an offence if he encourages

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or assists the commission of a service offence (other than an offence

under section 42).

(2)   

A civilian subject to service discipline commits an offence if he

encourages or assists the commission of an offence mentioned in

section 39(4).

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(3)   

Reference in this section to encouraging or assisting the commission

of an offence is to the doing of an act that would have constituted an

offence under Part 2 of the Serious Crime Act 2007 if the offence

 

 

 
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