(1) Schedule 8 to the Terrorism Act 2000 (c 11) (detention) is amended as follows.
(2) . . .
(3) . . .
(4) After that sub-paragraph there is inserted—
“(3A) Where the period specified in a warrant of further detention—
(a) ends at the end of the period of seven days beginning with the relevant time, or
(b) by virtue of a previous extension (or further extension) under this sub-paragraph, ends after the end of that period,
the specified period may, on an application under this paragraph, be extended or further extended to a period ending not later than the end of the period of fourteen days beginning with the relevant time.
(3B) In this paragraph “the relevant time”, in relation to a person, means—
(a) the time of his arrest under section 41, or
(b) if he was being detained under Schedule 7 when he was arrested under section 41, the time when his examination under that Schedule began.”
(1) In this section—
“the 1972 Act” means the European Communities Act 1972 (c 68);
“relevant [EU] instrument” means—
(a) Council Regulation 338/97/EC on the protection of species of wild fauna and flora by regulating the trade therein, and
(b) Commission Regulation 1808/01/EC on the implementation of the Council Regulation mentioned in paragraph (a).
(2) Regulations made under section 2(2) of the 1972 Act for the purpose of implementing any relevant [EU] instrument may, notwithstanding paragraph 1(1)(d) of Schedule 2 to the 1972 Act, create offences punishable on conviction on indictment with imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years.
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