Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act 2018

Amendment of section 7 of Criminal Procedure Act 2010

27. Section 7 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2010 is amended by the substitution of the following definition for the definition of “offence against the administration of justice”:

“ ‘offence against the administration of justice’ means—

(a) an offence under—

(i) the Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act 2018 other than section 18 (1) thereof, or

(ii) the Prevention of Corruption Acts 1889 to 2010,

in so far as the offence concerned relates to criminal proceedings,

(b) an offence under section 41 of the Criminal Justice Act 1999 ,

(c) attempting to pervert the course of justice,

(d) embracery,

(e) perjury, or

(f) conspiring or inciting another person to commit any of the offences referred to in paragraphs (a) to (e);”.