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the further prosecution of his intention, without its fulfilment being prevented by circumstances independent of his will, he is liable to one-half only of the punishment to which he would otherwise be liable. If that punishment is imprisonment for life, the greatest punishment to which he is liable is imprisonment for seven years.

460. Any person who attempts to procure, or attempts to Attempts to solicit or incite, another to do any act or make any omission, procure, or whether in the Protectorate or elsewhere, of such a nature that, if to solicit or the act were done or the omission were made, an offence would commission thereby be committed under the laws of the Protectorate or the of criminal laws in force in the place where the act or omission is proposed to be done or made, whether by himself or by that other person, is guilty of an offence of the same kind and is liable to the same punishment as if he had himself attempted to do the same act or make the same omission in the Protectorate.

acts.

Provided that if the act or omission is proposed to be done or made at a place not in the Protectorate, the punishment cannot exceed that which he would have incurred under the laws in force where the act or omission was proposed to be done or made, if he had himself attempted to do the proposed act or make the proposed omission.

Provided also that in the last-mentioned case a prosecution cannot be instituted except at the request of the Government of the State having jurisdiction in the place where the act or omission was proposed to be done or made.

461. Any person who makes or knowingly has in his possession Preparation any explosive substance, or any dangerous or noxious engine, tffences with instrument, or thing whatever, with intent by means thereof to explosives, &c commit, or for the purpose of enabling any other person by means thereof to commit, any felony, is guilty of a felony, and is liable to imprisonment for three years.

462. Every person who, knowing that a person designs to Neglect to commit or is committing a felony, fails to use all reasonable means prevent to prevent the commission or completion thereof, is guilty of a

felony. misdemeanour, and is liable to imprisonment for two years.

CHAPTER XLVI.-Conspiracy.

463. Any person who conspires with another to commit any Conspiracy felony, or to do any act in any part of the world which if done in to commit the Protectorate would be a felony, and which is an offence under felony.

the laws in force in the place where it is proposed to be done, is guilty of a felony, and is liable, if no other punishment is provided, to imprisonment for seven years, or; if the greatest punishment to which a person convicted of the felony in question is liable is less than imprisonment for seven years, then to such lesser punishment.

Conspiracy

464. Any person who conspires with another to commit any to coinmit other offences. offence which is not a felony, or to do any act in any part of the

world, which if done in the Protectorate would be an offence but not a felony, and which is an offence under the laws in force in the place where it is proposed to be done, is guilty of a felony, and is liable to imprisonment for three years.

The offender cannot be arrested without warrant.

Other conspiracies.

465. Any person who conspires with another to effect any of the purposes following, that is to say :

(1.) To prevent or defeat the execution or enforcement of any

Proclamation, Statute, or Order in Council; or

(2.) To cause any injury to the person or reputation of any

person, or to depreciate the value of any property of any person; or

(3.) To prevent or obstruct the free and lawful disposition of

any property by the owner thereof for its fair value; or

(4.) To injure any person in his trade or profession; or

(5.) To prevent or obstruct, by means of any act or acts which

if done by an individual person would constitute an offence on his part, the free and lawful exercise by any person of his trade, profession, or occupation; or

(6.) To effect any unlawful purpose; or

(7.) To effect any lawful purpose by any unlawful means ;

is guilty of a felony, and is liable to imprisonment for three years.

An offender cannot be arrested without warrant.

CHAPTER XLVII.- Accessories after the fact.

466. Any person who becomes an accessory after the fact to Accessories a felony is guilty of a felony, and is liable, if no other punishment after the fact is provided, to imprisonment for two years.

467. Any person who becomes an accessory after the fact to a Accessories

after the fact misdemeanour is guilty of a misdemeanour, and is liable to a

to mispunishment equal to one-half of the greatest punishment to which demeanours, the principal offender is liable on conviction.

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468. Any person who becomes an accessory after the fact to a Accessories

after the fact simple offence is guilty of a simple offence, and is liable to

to simple punishment equal to one-half of the greatest punishment to which offences. the principal offender is liable on conviction.

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No. 3 of 1901 ... The Commissions of Enquiry Section 8.

Proclamation, 1901.
No. 6 of 1901 ... The Police Proclamation, 1901... Sections 20, 23, 24, 25.

The whole.

No. 12 of 1901... | The Protection of Natives Proc-

lamation, 1901.

No. 6 of 1902 ... The Supreme Court Proclama- Sections 52, 59.

tion, 1902.
No. 8 of 1902 ... The Prisons Proclamation, 1902 Sections 29, 30, 31, 32,

33, 34, 35.
No. 9 of 1902 The Provincial Courts Proclama Section 25.

tion, 1902.

No. 10 of 1902...

The West African Frontier Force Sections 56, 57, 58, 59.

(Northern Nigeria Regiment)
Proclamation, 1902.

No. 21 of 1902...

The Telegraphs Proclamation, Sections 10, 12, 13, 14,
1902.

15, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29,
30, 31.

No. 1 of 1904 ... The Protection of Natives Amend. The whole.

ment Proclamation, 1904.

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