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Name: Serious Crime Act 2015 (2015 c. 9).
Country: United Kingdom
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2015-03-03
Entry into force:
ISN: GBR-2015-L-101876
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=101876&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line The National Archives, United Kingdom (consulted on 2016-05-11)
Abstract/Citation: An Act to amend the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, the Computer Misuse Act 1990, Part 4 of the Policing and Crime Act 2009, section 1 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1933, the Sexual Offences Act 2003, the Street Offences Act 1959, the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003, the Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation (Scotland) Act 2005, the Prison Act 1952 and the Terrorism Act 2006; to make provision about involvement in organised crime groups and about serious crime prevention orders; to make provision for the seizure and forfeiture of drug-cutting agents; to make it an offence to possess an item that contains advice or guidance about committing sexual offences against children; to create an offence in relation to controlling or coercive behaviour in intimate or family relationships; to make provision for the prevention or restriction of the use of communication devices by persons detained in custodial institutions; to make provision approving for the purposes of section 8 of the European Union Act 2011 certain draft decisions under Article 352 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union relating to serious crime; to make provision about codes of practice that relate to the exercise and performance, in connection with the prevention or detection of serious crime, of powers and duties in relation to communications; and for connected purposes.
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