It is a defence for a refugee1 charged with any offence or any attempt to commit an offence of:
(1) forgery and connected offences2;
(2) possession of false identity documents with improper intention or without reasonable excuse3;
(4) falsification of documents5,
to show that, having come to the United Kingdom directly from a country where his life or freedom was threatened6, he:
(a) presented himself to the authorities in the United Kingdom7 without delay8;
(b) showed good cause for his illegal entry or presence9; and
(c) made a claim for asylum as soon as was reasonably practicable after
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