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Policing & Crime Act

posted 24 Mar 2017, 11:36 by Tony Cattermole   [ updated 24 Mar 2017, 11:36 ]
Members will be interested to know that the following provisions in the Policing & Crime Act will come into force
on 2nd May 2017

See link:-


However for ease of reference I quote this as follows:-

Provisions coming into force on 2nd May 2017

4. The day appointed for the coming into force of the following provisions of the Act is 2nd May 2017—

(a)sections 36 and 37 (inspection);

(b)section 125 (Firearms Act 1968: meaning of “firearm”etc) in so far as it is not already in force;

(c)section 127 (possession of articles for conversion of imitation firearms);

(d)section 128 (controls on defectively deactivated weapons);

(e)section 129 (controls on ammunition which expands on impact); and

(f)section 130 (authorised lending and possession of firearms for hunting etc).

The detail included in each these provisions has previously been posted in our news section.

We now await the response to the Fees consultation plus the public consultation on the “Antiques” section.

Derek Stimpson