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Prohibition of certain air gunsN.I.

3.—(1) In Article 45(1) of the principal Order (list of weapons subject to general prohibition) after sub-paragraph (a) insert—

(aa)any air gun which uses, or is designed or adapted for use with, a self-contained gas cartridge system;.

(2) In Article 70 of the principal Order (minimum sentence for certain offences) in paragraph (1)(a)(ii) after “45(1)(a)” insert “ , (aa) ”.

(3) In Schedule 5 to the principal Order (table of punishments) in the first column of the entry relating to Article 45(1)(a), (b), (c), (d), (e) and (g) after “45(1)(a)” insert “ , (aa) ”.

(4) In the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 (c. 2)—

(a)in section 50(5A)(b) (penalty for improper importation of goods);

(b)in section 68(4A)(b) (offences in relation to exportation of prohibited or restricted goods); and

(c)in section 170(4A)(b) (penalty for fraudulent evasion of duty, etc.),

after “45(1)(a)” insert “ , (aa) ”.