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Schedule 5 — Minor and consequential amendments

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Schedule 5

Section 132

 

Minor and consequential amendments

Vagrancy Act 1824 (c. 83)

  1        In section 4 of the Vagrancy Act 1824 (rogues and vagabonds), omit the

words from “every person wilfully” to “female”.

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Town Police Clauses Act 1847 (c. 89)

  2        In section 28 of the Town Police Clauses Act 1847 (penalty for committing

certain acts), omit “Every person who wilfully and indecently exposes his

person:”.

Offences against the Persons Act 1861 (c. 100)

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  3                          In the Offences against the Person Act 1861—

              (a)             in section 61, omit the words “either”, “or with any animal” and “or

an animal”;

              (b)             in section 62, omit the words “or an animal”.

Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885 (c. 69)

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  4                          In the Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885, omit—

              (a)             in section 2, subsections (2) to (4), and

              (b)             section 11.

Vagrancy Act 1898 (c. 39)

  5                          In section 1 of the Vagrancy Act 1898, omit subsections (1) (a), (2) and (3).

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Criminal Law Amendment Act 1912 (c. 20)

  6                                            In section 7 of the Criminal Law Amendment Act 1912, omit subsections (4)

and (5).

Sexual Offences Act 1956 (c. 37)

  7        In the Sexual Offences Act 1956, omit—

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              (a)             sections 1 to 7, 9 to 17, 19 to 32, 41 to 43, 45, 46A and 47 (offences), and

              (b)             in Schedule 2 (prosecution, punishment etc.), paragraphs 1 to 32.

Mental Health Act 1959 (c. 72)

  8        In the Mental Health Act 1959, omit sections 127 (amendment of Sexual

Offences Act 1956) and 128 (sexual intercourse with patients).

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Indecency with Children Act 1960 (c. 33)

  9        The Indecency with Children Act 1960 ceases to have effect.

 

 

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Sexual Offences Act 1967 (c. 60)

  10       In the Sexual Offences Act 1967, omit the following—

              (a)             section 1 (amendment of law relating to homosexual acts in private),

              (b)             section 4 (procuring others to commit homosexual acts),

              (c)             section 5 (living on earnings of male prostitution),

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              (d)             section 7 (time limit on prosecutions),

              (e)             section 8 (restriction on prosecutions), and

              (f)             section 10 (past offences).

Theft Act 1968 (c. 60)

  11       In section 9 of the Theft Act 1968 (burglary), in subsection (2) omit “or raping

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any person”.

Children and Young Persons Act (Northern Ireland) 1968 (c. 34 (N.I.))

  12                         In section 21 of the Children and Young Persons Act (Northern Ireland)

1968, omit—

              (a)             in subsection (1), “or the prostitution of,”, and

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              (b)             in subsection (2), “or the prostitution of,” and “or who has become a

prostitute,”.

National Health Service Reorganisation Act 1973 (c. 32)

  13       In Schedule 4 to the National Health Service Reorganisation Act 1973 (minor

and consequential amendments), omit paragraph 92.

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Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1976 (c. 82)

  14       In the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1976, omit—

              (a)             in section 1 (meaning of “rape”), subsection (2), and

              (b)             in section 7 (citation, interpretation etc.), subsection (3).

Criminal Law Act 1977 (c. 45)

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  15       In the Criminal Law Act 1977, omit section 54 (inciting girl under 16 to have

incestuous sexual intercourse).

National Health Service Act 1977 (c. 49)

  16       In Schedule 15 to the National Health Service Act 1977 (consequential

amendments), omit paragraph 29.

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Protection of Children Act 1978 (c. 37)

  17       In section 1(1) of the Protection of Children Act 1978 (indecent photographs

of children), at the beginning insert “Subject to sections 1A and 1B,”.

 

 

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Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980 (c. 43)

  18       In Schedule 7 to the Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980 (consequential

amendments), omit paragraph 18.

Mental Health (Amendment) Act 1982 (c. 51)

  19       In Schedule 3 to the Mental Health (Amendment) Act 1982 (consequential

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amendments), omit paragraphs 29 and 34.

Homosexual Offences (Northern Ireland) Order 1982 (S.I. 1982/1536 (N.I. 19))

  20                         In the Homosexual Offences (Northern Ireland) Order 1982, omit—

              (a)             Articles 7(2), 8 and 10(2)(a), and

              (b)             paragraphs 3 and 4 of the Schedule.

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Mental Health Act 1983 (c. 20)

  21       In Schedule 4 to the Mental Health Act 1983 (consequential amendments),

omit paragraph 15.

Sexual Offences Act 1985 (c. 44)

  22       In section 5 of the Sexual Offences Act 1985 (short title, commencement etc.),

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omit subsection (2).

Criminal Justice Act 1988 (c. 33)

  23       In section 160(1) of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 (possession of indecent

photograph of child), at the beginning insert “Subject to subsection (1A),”.

Children Act 1989 (c. 49)

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  24       In Schedule 12 to the Children Act 1989 (minor amendments), omit

paragraphs 11 to 14 and 16.

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

  25       In the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1992, omit section 4 (anonymity of

victims: incest or buggery) except so far as extending to Northern Ireland.

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Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (c. 33)

  26       In the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, omit—

              (a)             section 142 (rape of women and men)

              (b)             section 143 (male rape and buggery)

              (c)             section 144 (revised penalties for buggery and indecency between

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men), and

              (d)             in Schedule 10 (consequential amendments), paragraphs 26 and

35(2) and (4).

 

 

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Crime (Sentences) Act 1997 (c. 43)

  27       In the Crime (Sentences) Act 1997, omit section 52 (increased penalty for

indecency with children).

Sex Offenders Act 1997 (c. 51)

  28       The Sex Offenders Act 1997 ceases to have effect.

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Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (c. 37)

  29      (1)      The Crime and Disorder Act 1998 is amended as follows.

          (2)      Omit sections 2, 2A, 2B and 3 (sex offender orders and interim orders).

          (3)      In section 4 (appeals against orders)—

              (a)             in subsection (1), omit “a sex offender order or an order under section

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2A above”, and

              (b)             in subsection (3), omit “or 2(6) above”.

          (4)      In section 20(6) (effect of sex offender order), for the words “Part I of the Sex

Offenders Act 1997” substitute “Part 2 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003”.

          (5)      After section 20 insert—

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       “20A Sex offender orders: supplemental

              (1)             In section 20 above and this section “sex offender” means a person

who—

                    (a)                   has been convicted of sexual offence listed in Schedule 2 to

the Sexual Offences Act 2003;

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                    (b)                   has been found not guilty of such an offence by reason of

insanity, or found to be under a disability and to have done

the act charged against him in respect of such an offence;

                    (c)                   has been cautioned by a constable, in England and Wales or

Northern Ireland, in respect of such an offence which, at the

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time when the caution was given, he had admitted; or

                    (d)                   has been punished under the law in force in a country or

territory outwith the United Kingdom for an act which—

                           (i)                          constituted an offence under that law; and

                           (ii)                         would have constituted a sexual offence listed in that

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Schedule if it had been done in any part of the United

Kingdom.

              (2)             In section 20(2)(b) above “the relevant date”, in relation to a sex

offender, means the date or, as the case may be, the latest date on

which he has been convicted, found, cautioned or punished as

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mentioned in subsection (1) above.

              (3)             Subsection (1) and (2) of section 118 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003

(interpretation; mentally disordered offenders) apply for the

construction of references in subsections (1) and (2) above as they

apply for the construction of references in Part 2 of that Act.

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              (4)             In subsections (1) and (2) above, “cautioned” has the same meaning

as in Part 2 of that Act.

 

 

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              (5)             An act punishable under the law in force in any country or territory

outwith the United Kingdom constitutes, however it is described in

that law, an offence under that law for the purposes of subsection (1)

above.

              (6)             Subject to subsection (7) below the condition in subsection (1(d)(i)

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above shall be taken to be satisfied unless, not later than rules of

court may provide, the person in respect of whom the order is sought

serves on the applicant a notice—

                    (a)                   stating that, on the facts as alleged with respect to the act in

question, the condition is not in his opinion satisfied;

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                    (b)                   showing his grounds for that opinion; and

                    (c)                   requiring the applicant to show that it is satisfied.

              (7)             The sheriff, if he thinks fit, may permit the person in respect of whom

the order is sought to require the applicant to show that the condition

is satisfied without the prior service of a notice under subsection (6)

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above.”

          (6)      In section 21A(1) (offence of doing in Scotland anything prohibited by sex

offender order made in England and Wales or Northern Ireland), before

paragraph (a) insert—

                    “(za)                      an order under section 103 (sexual offences prevention order)

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or 107 (interim sexual offences prevention order) of the

Sexual Offences Act 2003;”.

          (7)      In Schedule 8 (minor and consequential amendments), omit paragraph 144.

Criminal Justice (Children) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 (S.I. 1998/1504 (N.I. 9))

  30       In paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the Criminal Justice (Children) (Northern

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Ireland) Order 1998—

              (a)             omit sub-paragraph (e);

              (b)             in sub-paragraph (j) for “Articles 7 and 8” substitute “Article 7”.

Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 (S.I. 1998/2839 (N.I. 20))

  31                         In the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1998, omit Articles 6, 6A, 6B

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and 7.

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

  32       In Schedule 9 to the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000

(consequential amendments), omit paragraphs 189, 190 and 193.

Care Standards Act 2000 (c. 14)

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  33       In Schedule 4 to the Care Standards Act 2000 (minor and consequential

amendments), omit paragraph 2.

Criminal Justice and Courts Services Act 2000 (c. 43)

  34       In the Criminal Justice and Courts Services Act 2000, omit—

              (a)             section 39 (indecent conduct towards 14 and 15 year olds), and

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              (b)             section 66 and Schedule 5 (amendments of Sex Offenders Act 1997).

 

 

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Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 2000 (c. 44)

  35      (1)      The Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 2000 is amended as follows.

          (2)      In section 1 (reduction in age at which certain sexual acts are lawful), omit

subsections (1) and (2).

          (3)      In section 2 (defences available to persons under age), omit subsections (1)

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to (3).

          (4)      Omit sections 3 and 4 (abuse of position of trust) except so far as extending

to Scotland.

          (5)      Omit section 5 (notification requirements for offenders under section 3).

          (6)      In section 6 (meaning of “sexual offence” for the purposes of certain

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enactments), omit subsection (1).

Armed Forces Act 2001 (c. 19)

  36       In Schedule 6 to the Armed Forces Act 2001 (miscellaneous amendments),

omit paragraphs 2 and 59.

Police Reform Act 2002 (c. 30)

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  37       In the Police Reform Act 2002, omit sections 67 to 69 and 72 to 74 (sex

offender orders and interim orders).

Adoption and Children Act 2002 (c. 38)

  38       In section 74 of the Adoption and Children Act 2002 (status conferred by

adoption not to apply for the purposes of certain enactments), in subsection

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(1) for paragraphs (b) and (c) substitute “or

                    (b)                      sections 67 and 68 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 (sex with

an adult relative).”

Nationality, Asylum and Immigration Act 2002 (c. 41)

  39       In the Nationality, Asylum and Immigration Act 2002, omit sections 145 and

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146 (traffic in prostitution).

Schedule 6

Section 133

 

Repeals and revocations

 

Reference

Extent of repeal or revocation

 
 

Vagrancy Act 1824 (c. 83)

In section 4, the words from “every person

 

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wilfully” to “female”.

 
 

Town Police Clauses Act 1847

In section 28 the words “every person who

 
 

(c. 89)

wilfully and indecently exposes his person:”.

 
 

Offences Against the Person Act

In section 61, the words “either”, “or with any

 
 

1861 (c. 100)

animal” and “or an animal”.

 

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In section 62, the words “or an animal”.

 
 

 

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Reference

Extent of repeal or revocation

 
 

Criminal Law Amendment Act

Section 2(2) to (4).

 
 

1885 (c. 69)

Section 11.

 
 

Vagrancy Act 1898 (c. 39)

Section 1(1)(a), (2) and (3).

 
 

Criminal Law Amendment Act

Section 7(4) and (5).

 

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1912 (c. 20)

  
 

Sexual Offences Act 1956 (c. 69)

Sections 1 to 7.

 
  

Sections 9 to 17.

 
  

Sections 19 to 32.

 
  

Sections 41 to 43.

 

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Section 45.

 
  

Section 46A.

 
  

Section 47.

 
  

In Schedule 2, paragraphs 1 to 32.

 
 

Mental Health Act 1959 (c. 72)

Sections 127 and 128.

 

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Indecency with Children Act

The whole Act.

 
 

1960 (c. 33)

  
 

Sexual Offences Act 1967 (c. 60)

Section 1.

 
  

Section 4.

 
  

Section 5.

 

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Sections 7 and 8.

 
  

Section 10.

 
 

Theft Act 1968 (c. 60)

In section 9(2), the words “or raping any

 
  

person”.

 
 

Children and Young Persons

In section 21, in subsection (1) the words “or the

 

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Act (Northern Ireland) 1968

prostitution of,” and in subsection (2) the

 
 

(c. 34 (N.I.))

words “or the prostitution of,” and “or who

 
  

has become a prostitute,”.

 
 

National Health Service

In Schedule 4, paragraph 92.

 
 

Reorganisation Act 1973 (c.

  

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32)

  
 

Sexual Offences (Amendment)

Section 1(2).

 
 

Act 1976 (c. 82)

Section 7(3).

 
 

Criminal Law Act 1977 (c. 45)

Section 54.

 
 

National Health Service Act

In Schedule 15, paragraph 29.

 

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1977 (c. 49)

  
 

Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980 (c.

In Schedule 7, paragraph 18.

 
 

43)

  
 

Mental Health (Amendment)

In Schedule 3, paragraphs 29 and 34.

 
 

Act 1982 (c. 51)

  

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Homosexual Offences

Article 7(2).

 
 

(Northern Ireland) Order

Article 8.

 
 

1982 (S.I. 1982/1536 (N.I. 19))

Article 10(2)(a).

 
  

In the Schedule, paragraphs 3 and 4.

 
 

Mental Health Act 1983 (c. 20)

In Schedule 4, paragraph 15.

 

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Sexual Offences Act 1985 (c. 44)

Section 4(2) and (3).

 
  

Section 5(2).

 
 

 

 
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