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Firearms (Amendment) Act 1988

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2(1)The Secretary of State may by notice in writing to the persons responsible for the management of a museum—

(a)vary the conditions specified in a licence held in respect of the museum; or

(b)vary the licence so as to extend or restrict the premises to which it applies.

(2)A notice under sub-paragraph (1) above may require the persons in question to deliver up the licence to the Secretary of State within twenty-one days of the date of the notice for the purpose of having it amended in accordance with the variation.

(3)The Secretary of State may by notice in writing to the persons responsible for the management of a museum revoke a licence held in respect of the museum if—

(a)at any time, after consulting the chief officer of police for the area in which the premises to which it applies are situated, he is satisfied that the continuation of the exemption conferred by the licence would result in danger to the public safety or to the peace; or

(b)those persons or any of them or any servant of theirs has been convicted of an offence under this Schedule; or

(c)those persons have failed to comply with a notice under this paragraph requiring them to deliver up the licence.

(4)Where a licence is revoked the Secretary of State shall by notice in writing require the persons responsible for the management of the museum in question to surrender the licence to him.

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