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Schedule 13 — Scottish offences specified for the purposes of section 220(4)

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  6        Lewd, indecent or libidinous behaviour or practices.

  7        Shameless indecency.

  8        Sodomy.

  9        An offence under section 170 of the Customs and Excise Management Act

1979 (c. 2) in relation to goods prohibited to be imported under section 42 of

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the Customs Consolidation Act 1876 (c. 36), but only where the prohibited

goods include indecent photographs of persons.

  10       An offence under section 52 of the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982

(c. 45) (taking and distribution of indecent images of children).

  11       An offence under section 52A of that Act (possession of indecent images of

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children).

  12       An offence under section 1 of the Criminal Law (Consolidation) (Scotland)

Act 1995 (c. 39) (incest).

  13       An offence under section 2 of that Act (intercourse with a stepchild).

  14       An offence under section 3 of that Act (intercourse with child under 16 by

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person in position of trust).

  15       An offence under section 5 of that Act (unlawful intercourse with girl under

16).

  16       An offence under section 6 of that Act (indecent behaviour towards girl

between 12 and 16).

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  17       An offence under section 8 of that Act (abduction of girl under 18 for

purposes of unlawful intercourse).

  18       An offence under section 10 of that Act (person having parental

responsibilities causing or encouraging sexual activity in relation to a girl

under 16).

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  19       An offence under subsection (5) of section 13 of that Act (homosexual

offences).

  20       An offence under section 3 of the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 2000

(c. 44) (abuse of position of trust).

  21       An offence of—

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              (a)             attempting, conspiring or inciting another to commit any offence

specified in the preceding paragraphs, or

              (b)             aiding, abetting, counselling or procuring the commission of any

offence specified in paragraphs 9 to 20.

  22       Any offence (other than an offence specified in any of the preceding

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paragraphs) inferring personal violence.

 

 

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Schedule 14 — Northern Ireland offences specified for the purposes of section 220(4)
Part 1 — Violent offences

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Schedule 14

Section 220

 

Northern Ireland offences specified for the purposes of section 220(4)

Part 1

Violent offences

  1        Manslaughter.

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  2        Kidnapping.

  3        Riot.

  4        Affray.

  5        False imprisonment.

  6        An offence under section 4 of the Offences against the Person Act 1861

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(c. 100) (soliciting murder).

  7        An offence under section 16 of that Act (threats to kill).

  8        An offence under section 18 of that Act (wounding with intent to cause

grievous bodily harm).

  9        An offence under section 20 of that Act (malicious wounding).

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  10       An offence under section 21 of that Act (attempting to choke, suffocate or

strangle in order to commit or assist in committing an indictable offence).

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

assist in the committing of any indictable offence).

  12       An offence under section 23 of that Act (maliciously administering poison

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etc. so as to endanger life or inflict grievous bodily harm).

  13       An offence under section 27 of that Act (abandoning children).

  14       An offence under section 28 of that Act (causing bodily injury by explosives).

  15       An offence under section 29 of that Act (using explosives etc. with intent to

do grievous bodily harm).

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  16       An offence under section 30 of that Act (placing explosives with intent to do

bodily injury).

  17       An offence under section 31 of that Act (setting spring guns etc. with intent

to do grievous bodily harm).

  18       An offence under section 32 of that Act (endangering the safety of railway

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passengers).

  19       An offence under section 35 of that Act (injuring persons by furious driving).

  20       An offence under section 37 of that Act (assaulting officer preserving wreck).

  21       An offence under section 47 of that Act of assault occasioning actual bodily

harm.

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Part 1 — Violent offences

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  22       An offence under section 2 of the Explosive Substances Act 1883 (c. 3)

(causing explosion likely to endanger life or property).

  23       An offence under section 3 of that Act (attempt to cause explosion, or

making or keeping explosive with intent to endanger life or property).

  24       An offence under section 25 of the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Act

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1945 (c. 15) (child destruction).

  25       An offence under section 1 of the Infanticide Act (Northern Ireland) 1939 (c.

5) (infanticide).

  26       An offence under section 7(1)(b) of the Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous

Provisions) Act (Northern Ireland) 1968 (c. 28) (assault with intent to resist

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arrest).

  27       An offence under section 20 of the Children and Young Persons Act

(Northern Ireland) 1968 (c. 34) (cruelty to children).

  28       An offence under section 8 of the Theft Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 (c. 16)

(robbery or assault with intent to rob).

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  29       An offence under section 9 of that Act of burglary with intent to—

              (a)             inflict grievous bodily harm on a person, or

              (b)             do unlawful damage to a building or anything in it.

  30       An offence under section 10 of that Act (aggravated burglary).

  31       An offence of arson under Article 3 of the Criminal Damage Northern

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Ireland) Order 1977 (S.I. 1977/426 (N.I. 4)).

  32       An offence under Article 3(2) of that Order (destroying or damaging

property) other than an offence of arson.

  33       An offence under Article 17 of the Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 1981

(S.I. 1981/155 (N.I. 2)) (possession of firearm with intent to endanger life).

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  34       An offence under Article 17A of that Order (possession of firearm with

intent to cause fear of violence).

  35       An offence under Article 18(1) of that Order (use of firearm to resist arrest).

  36       An offence under Article 18(2) of that Order (possession of firearm at time of

committing or being arrested for an offence specified in Schedule 1 to that

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Order).

  37       An offence under Article 19 of that Order (carrying a firearm with criminal

intent).

  38       An offence under section 1 of the Taking of Hostages Act 1982 (c. 28)

(hostage-taking).

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  39       An offence under section 1 of the Aviation Security Act 1982 (c. 36)

(hijacking).

  40       An offence under section 2 of that Act (destroying, damaging or

endangering safety of aircraft).

  41       An offence under section 3 of that Act (other acts endangering or likely to

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endanger safety of aircraft).

 

 

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Part 1 — Violent offences

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  42       An offence under section 4 of that Act (offences in relation to certain

dangerous articles).

  43       An offence under section 1 of the Prohibition of Female Circumcision Act

1985 (c. 38) (prohibition of female circumcision).

  44       An offence under Article 121 of the Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order

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1986 (S.I. 1986/595 (N.I.4) (ill-treatment of patients).

  45       An offence under section 134 of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 (c. 33)

(torture).

  46       An offence under section 1 of the Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990

(c. 31) (endangering safety at aerodromes).

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  47       An offence under section 9 of that Act (hijacking of ships).

  48       An offence under section 10 of that Act (seizing or exercising control of fixed

platforms).

  49       An offence under section 11 of that Act (destroying fixed platforms or

endangering their safety).

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  50       An offence under section 12 of that Act (other acts endangering or likely to

endanger safe navigation).

  51       An offence under section 13 of that Act (offences involving threats).

  52       An offence under Part II of the Channel Tunnel (Security) Order 1994 (S.I.

1994/570) (offences relating to Channel Tunnel trains and the tunnel

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system).

  53       An offence under Article 9 of the Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1995

(S.I. 1995/2994 (N.I. 18)) (causing death or grievous bodily injury by

dangerous driving).

  54       An offence under Article 14 of that Order (causing death or grievous bodily

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injury by careless driving when under the influence of drink or drugs).

  55       An offence under Article 6 of the Protection from Harassment (Northern

Ireland) Order 1997 (S.I. 1997/1180 (N.I. 9) (putting people in fear of

violence).

  56       An offence under section 66 of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 1998 (c. 32)

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(assaulting or obstructing a constable etc.).

  57       An offence under section 51 or 52 of the International Criminal Court Act

2001 (c. 17) (genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and related

offences), other than one involving murder.

  58       An offence of—

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              (a)             aiding, abetting, counselling, procuring or inciting the commission

of an offence specified in this Part of this Schedule,

              (b)             conspiring to commit an offence so specified, or

              (c)             attempting to commit an offence so specified.

  59       An attempt to commit murder or a conspiracy to commit murder.

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Schedule 14 — Northern Ireland offences specified for the purposes of section 220(4)
Part 2 — Sexual offences

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Part 2

Sexual offences

  60       Rape.

  61       Indecent assault upon a female.

  62       An offence under section 52 of the Offences against the Person Act 1861

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(c. 100) (indecent assault upon a female).

  63       An offence under section 53 of that Act (abduction of woman etc.).

  64       An offence under section 54 of that Act (abduction of woman by force).

  65       An offence under section 55 of that Act (abduction of unmarried girl under

16 from parent or guardian).

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  66       An offence under section 62 of that Act of assault with intent to commit

buggery or indecent assault upon a male person.

  67       An offence under section 2 of the Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885 (c. 69)

(procuration).

  68       An offence under section 3 of that Act (procurement of woman or girl by

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threats etc. or administering drugs).

  69       An offence under section 4 of that Act (intercourse or attempted intercourse

with girl under 14).

  70       An offence under section 5 of that Act (intercourse or attempted intercourse

with girl under 17).

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  71       An offence under section 6 of that Act (permitting girl under 17 to use

premises for intercourse).

  72       An offence under section 7 of that Act (abduction of girl under 18 from

parent or guardian).

  73       An offence under section 8 of that Act (unlawful detention of woman or girl

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in brothel etc.).

  74       An offence under section 1 of the Vagrancy Act 1898 (c. 39) (living on

earnings of prostitution or soliciting or importuning in a public place).

  75       An offence under section 1 of the Punishment of Incest Act 1908 (c. 45)

(incest by a man).

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  76       An offence under section 2 of that Act (incest by a woman).

  77       An offence under section 21 of the Children and Young Persons Act

(Northern Ireland) 1968 (c. 34) (causing or encouraging seduction or

prostitution of girl under 17).

  78       An offence under section 22 of that Act (indecent conduct towards child).

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  79       An offence under section 9 of the Theft Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 (c. 16) of

burglary with intent to commit rape.

  80       An offence under Article 3 of the Protection of Children (Northern Ireland)

Order 1978 (S.I. 1978/1047 (N.I. 17)) (indecent photographs of children).

 

 

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  81       An offence under section 170 of the Customs and Excise Management Act

1979 (c. 2) (penalty for fraudulent evasion of duty etc.) in relation to goods

prohibited to be imported under section 42 of the Customs Consolidation

Act 1876 (c. 36) (indecent or obscene articles).

  82       An offence under Article 9 of the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order

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1980 (S.I. 1980/704 (N.I. 6)) (inciting girl under 16 to have incestuous sexual

intercourse).

  83       An offence under Article 7 of the Homosexual Offences (Northern Ireland)

Order 1982 (S.I. 1982/1536 (N.I. 19)) (procuring others to commit

homosexual acts).

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  84       An offence under Article 8 of that Order (living on earnings of male

prostitution).

  85       An offence under Article 122 of the Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order

1986 (S.I. 1986/595 (N.I. 4)) (protection of women suffering from severe

mental handicap).

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  86       An offence under Article 123 of that Order (protection of patients).

  87       An offence under Article 15 of the Criminal Justice (Evidence, etc.)

(Northern Ireland) Order 1988 (S.I. 1988/1847 (N.I. 17) (possession of

indecent photograph of a child).

  88       An offence of—

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              (a)             aiding, abetting, counselling, procuring or inciting the commission

of an offence specified in this Part of this Schedule,

              (b)             conspiring to commit an offence so specified, or

              (c)             attempting to commit an offence so specified.

Schedule 15

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Section 221

 

Release of prisoners serving sentences of imprisonment or detention for public

protection

Release on licence

  1       (1)      Section 31 of the Crime (Sentences) Act 1997 (c. 43) (duration and conditions

of licences for life prisoners), is amended as follows.

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          (2)      In subsection (1) (licence to remain in force until death), after “life prisoner”

there is inserted “, other than a prisoner to whom section 31A below

applies,”.

          (3)      After that subsection there is inserted—

              “(1A)                Where a prisoner to whom section 31A below applies is released on

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licence, the licence shall remain in force until his death unless—

                    (a)                   it is previously revoked under section 32(1) or (2) below; or

                    (b)                   it ceases to have effect in accordance with an order made by

the Secretary of State under section 31A below.”

 

 

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  2        After that section there is inserted—

       “31A            Imprisonment or detention for public protection: termination of

licences

              (1)             This section applies to a prisoner who—

                    (a)                   is serving one or more preventive sentences, and

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                    (b)                   is not serving any other life sentence.

              (2)             Where—

                    (a)                   the prisoner has been released on licence under this Chapter;

and

                    (b)                   the qualifying period has expired,

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                              the Secretary of State shall, if directed to do so by the Parole Board,

order that the licence is to cease to have effect.

              (3)             Where—

                    (a)                   the prisoner has been released on licence under this Chapter;

                    (b)                   the qualifying period has expired; and

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                    (c)                   if he has made a previous application under this subsection,

a period of at least twelve months has expired since the

disposal of that application,

                              the prisoner may make an application to the Parole Board under this

subsection.

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              (4)             Where an application is made under subsection (3) above, the Parole

Board—

                    (a)                   shall, if it is satisfied that it is no longer necessary for the

protection of the public that the licence should remain in

force, direct the Secretary of State to make an order that the

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licence is to cease to have effect;

                    (b)                   shall otherwise dismiss the application.

              (5)             In this section—

                                      “preventive sentence” means a sentence of imprisonment for

public protection under section 216 of the Criminal Justice

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Act 2003 or a sentence of detention for public protection

under section 217 of that Act;

                                       “the qualifying period”, in relation to a prisoner who has been

released on licence, means the period of ten years beginning

with the date of his release.”

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  3        In section 34(2) of that Act (meaning of “life sentence”), after paragraph (c)

there is inserted—

                    “(d)                      a sentence of imprisonment for public protection under

section 216 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003, and

                    (e)                      a sentence of detention for public protection under section

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217 of that Act.”

Determination of tariffs

  4        In section 82A of the Sentencing Act (determination of tariffs), after

 

 

 
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