1385. Jurisdiction in criminal matters.

A number of special provisions modify the limits which the general law imposes on the criminal jurisdiction of the courts of the United Kingdom1.

For the purpose of conferring jurisdiction on the courts of the United Kingdom, any offence under the law in force in, or in a part of, the United Kingdom on board an aircraft in flight is deemed to have been committed in any place in the United Kingdom (or any part of it) where the offender may for the time being be