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Double Jeopardy: Consultation Paper

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ANNEX C

QUALIFYING OFFENCES FOR ENGLAND AND WALES NEW EVIDENCE EXCEPTION TO DOUBLE JEOPARDY (taken from Schedule 5 to the Criminal Justice Act 2003)

Offences Against the Person
Murder
Attempted murder
Soliciting murder
Manslaughter
Corporate manslaughter
Kidnapping

Sexual Offences
Rape
Attempted rape
Intercourse with a girl under thirteen
Incest by a man with a girl under thirteen
Assault by penetration
Causing a person to engage in sexual activity without consent
Rape of a child under thirteen
Attempted rape of a child under thirteen
Assault of a child under thirteen by penetration
Causing a child under thirteen to engage in sexual activity
Sexual activity with a person with a mental disorder impeding choice
Causing a person with a mental disorder impeding choice to engage in sexual activity

Drugs Offences
Unlawful importation of Class A drug
Unlawful exportation of Class A drug
Fraudulent evasion in respect of Class A drug
Producing or being concerned in production of Class A drug

Criminal Damage Offences
Arson endangering life
Causing explosion likely to endanger life or property
Intent or conspiracy to cause explosion likely to endanger life or property

War Crimes and Terrorism
Genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes
Grave breaches of the Geneva Conventions
Directing terrorist organisation
Hostage-taking

Conspiracy
Conspiracy

Supplementary - A reference to an offence includes a reference to an offence of aiding, abetting, counselling or procuring the commission of the offence.