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Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006

Section 44: Sale etc. of crossbows

260.This section amends the Crossbows Act 1987 to raise from seventeen to eighteen the age at which a person may be sold or hired a crossbow, and at which a person may buy, hire or possess (in the latter case without supervision by a person aged 21 or over) a crossbow.

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