Appendix 6: Serious Further Offence list - Probation Circular 10/2011

Aiding, abetting, counselling, procuring or inciting the commission, or conspiring to commit, or attempting to commit any of the listed offences below also constitutes a serious further offence.

Violent Serious Further Offences

Murder

Attempt to commit murder or a conspiracy to commit murder

Manslaughter

Kidnapping

False imprisonment

Soliciting murder (section 4 of the Offences against the Person Act 1861)

Attempting to choke, suffocate or strangle in order to commit or assist in committing an indictable offence (section 21 of the Offences against the Person Act 1861)

Using chloroform etc. to commit or assist in the committing of any indictable offence (section 22 of the Offences against the Person Act 1861)

Causing bodily injury by explosives (section 28 of the Offences against the Person Act 1861)

Using explosives etc. with intent to do grievous bodily harm (section 29 of the Offences against the Person Act 1861)

Placing explosives etc. with intent to do bodily injury (section 30 of the Offences against the Person Act 1861)

Endangering the safety of railway passengers (section 32 of the Offences against the Person Act 1861)

Causing explosion likely to endanger life or property (section 2 of the Explosive Substances Act 1883)

Attempt to cause explosion, or making or keeping explosive with intent to endanger life or property (section 3 of the Explosive Substances Act 1883)

Child destruction (section 1 of the Infant Life (Preservation) Act 1929)

Infanticide (section 1 of the Infanticide Act 1938)

Causing or allowing the death of a child or vulnerable adult, also called 'familial homicide' (Section 5 of the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004)

Possession of firearm with intent to endanger life (section 16 of the Firearms Act 1968)

Use of firearm to resist arrest (section 17(1) of the Firearms Act 1968)

Possession of firearm at time of committing or being arrested for offence specified in Schedule 1 to that Act (section 17(2) of the Firearms Act 1968)

Carrying a firearm with criminal intent (section 18 of the Firearms Act 1968)

Robbery or assault with intent to rob (section 8(1) of the theft Act 1968) [NB - Only where a firearm / imitation firearm is used]

Burglary with intent to inflict grievous bodily harm on a person (section 9 of the Theft Act 1968)

Aggravated burglary (section 10 of the Theft Act 1968)

Aggravated vehicle-taking involving an accident which caused the death of any person (Section 12A of the Theft Act 1968)

Arson with intent to endanger life of another or being reckless as to whether the life of another would be thereby endangered (section 1 of the Criminal Damage Act 1971)

Aggravated criminal damage - destroying or damaging property other than an offence of arson (section 1(2a) of the Criminal Damage Act 1971)

[NB - there must be intention or recklessness as to the endangerment of life by the criminal damage]

Hostage-taking (section 1 of the Taking of Hostages Act 1982)

Hijacking (section 1 of the Aviation Security Act 1982)

Destroying, damaging or endangering safety of aircraft (section 2 of the Aviation Security Act 1982)

Other acts endangering or likely to endanger safety of aircraft (section 3 of the Aviation Security Act 1982)

Torture (section 134 of the Criminal Justice Act 1988)

Causing death by dangerous driving (section 1 of the Road Traffic Act 1988)

Causing death by careless driving when under influence of drink or drugs (section 3A of the Road Traffic Act 1988)

Endangering safety at aerodromes (section 1 of the Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990)

Hijacking of ships (section 9 of the Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990)

Seizing or exercising control of fixed platforms (section 10 of the Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990)

Destroying fixed platforms or endangering their safety (section 11 of the Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990)

Other acts endangering or likely to endanger safe navigation (section 12 of the Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990)

Offences involving threats (section 13 of the Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990)

Offences relating to Channel Tunnel trains and the tunnel system (Part II of the Channel Tunnel (Security) Order 1994 (S.I. 1994/570))

Genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and related offences, other than one involving murder (section 51 or 52 of the International Criminal Court Act 2001)

Female genital mutilation (section 1 of the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003)

Assisting a girl to mutilate her own genitalia (section 2 of the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003)

Assisting a non-UK person to mutilate overseas a girl's genitalia (section 3 of the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003)

Hijacking of ships (section 9 of the Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990)

Seizing or exercising control of fixed platforms (section 10 of the Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990)

Destroying fixed platforms or endangering their safety (section 11 of the Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990)

Other acts endangering or likely to endanger safe navigation (section 12 of the Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990)

Offences involving threats (section 13 of the Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990)

Offences relating to Channel Tunnel trains and the tunnel system (Part II of the Channel Tunnel (Security) Order 1994 (S.I. 1994/570))

Genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and related offences, other than one involving murder (section 51 or 52 of the International Criminal Court Act 2001)

Female genital mutilation (section 1 of the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003)

Assisting a girl to mutilate her own genitalia (section 2 of the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003)

Assisting a non-UK person to mutilate overseas a girl's genitalia (section 3 of the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003)

Sexual Serious Further Offences

Rape (section 1 of the Sexual Offences Act 1956)

Intercourse with girl under 13 (section 5 of the Sexual Offences Act 1956)

Incest by a man with a woman whom he knows to be his grand-daughter, daughter, sister or mother (section 10(1) of the Sexual Offences Act 1956)

Abduction of woman by force or for the sake of her property (section 17 of the Sexual Offences Act 1956)

Permitting girl under 13 to use premises for intercourse (section 25 of the Sexual Offences Act 1956)

Burglary with intent to commit rape (section 9 of the Theft Act 1968)

Rape (section 1 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003)

Assault by penetration (section 2 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003)

Rape of a child under 13 (section 5 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003)

Assault of a child under 13 by penetration (section 6 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003)

Sexual assault of a child under 13 (section 7 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003)

Causing or inciting a child under 13 to engage in sexual activity (section 8 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003)

Sexual activity with a child (section 9 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003)

Causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity (section 10 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003)

Arranging or facilitating commission of a child sex offence (section 14 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003)

Sexual activity with a child family member (section 25 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003)

Inciting a child family member to engage in sexual activity (section 26 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003)

Sexual activity with a person with a mental disorder impeding choice (section 30 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003)

Causing or inciting a person with a mental disorder impeding choice to engage in sexual activity (section 31 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003)

Inducement, threat or deception to procure sexual activity with a person with a mental disorder (section 34 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003)

Causing a person with a mental disorder to engage in or agree to engage in sexual activity by inducement, threat or deception (section 35 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003)

Paying for sexual services of a child (section 47 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003)

Causing or inciting child prostitution or pornography (section 48 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003)

Controlling a child prostitute or a child involved in pornography (section 49 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003)

Arranging or facilitating child prostitution or pornography (section 50 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003)

Trafficking into the UK for sexual exploitation (section 57 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003)

Trafficking within the UK for sexual exploitation (section 58 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003)

Trafficking out of the UK for sexual exploitation (section 59 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003)

Causing a person to engage in sexual activity without consent (Section 4 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003) [NB - only where penetration is involved]

Care workers: Sexual activity with a person with a mental disorder (Section 38 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003) [NB - only where penetration is involved]

Care workers: causing or inciting sexual activity (Section 39 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003) [NB - only where penetration is involved]