515. Notification orders in respect of offences committed outside the United Kingdom.

A notification order may be made in respect of a person who has committed an act which constituted an offence under the law in force in a country outside the United Kingdom1 and which had it been committed in any part of the United Kingdom would have constituted one of the offences in respect of which the notification requirements arise2: for the purposes of the making of notification orders these are known as 'relevant offences'3. The police4 may, by complaint to any magistrates' court whose commission area includes any part of the police area5 apply for a notification order6