99. Criminal proceedings.

99.     Criminal proceedings.

Proceedings for an offence relating to anti-personnel mines1 may not be instituted in England and Wales, except by or with the consent of the Attorney General2. Subject to this, proceedings for such an offence may be instituted by the Director of Public Prosecutions or by order of the Commissioners for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs if it appears to them that the offence has involved either: (1) the movement of a prohibited object3 into or out of any country or territory; or (2) any proposal or attempt to move a prohibited object into or