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15The Firearms (Amendment) Act 1988 shall be amended as follows.E+W+S
16In section 7(1) (conversion not to affect classification), for paragraph (a) there shall be substituted the following paragraph—E+W+S
“(a)has at any time (whether before or after the passing of the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1997) been a weapon of a kind described in section 5(1) or (1A) of the principal Act (including any amendments to section 5(1) made under section 1(4) of this Act);”.
17In section 11(1) (co-terminous certificates) for the words “subsection (3), or in an order made under subsection (3A) of section 26” there shall be substituted the words “ subsection (1), or in an order made under subsection (3) of section 28A ”.E+W+S
18In section 12 (revocation of certificates) in subsection (1), for the words “under section 30(1)(a) or (2)”, there shall be substituted the words “ under section 30A(2), (3) or (4) or 30C ”.E+W+S
19In section 17(10) and paragraph 4(1) of the Schedule, for the words “to make any statement which he knows to be false” there shall be substituted the words “ knowingly or recklessly to make a statement false in any material particular ”.E+W+S
20In section 22(1)(c) (firearms consultative committee), for the words “the principal Act, the Firearms Act 1982 and this Act” there shall be substituted the words “ the Firearms Acts 1968 to 1997 ”.E+W+S
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