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Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006


317.Section 66(2) and (3) of the Act provides for commencement. The following provisions came into force on Royal Assent:

  • Section 25 (Mandatory premises licence condition: door supervision);

  • Section 56 (cross border provisions relating to sexual offences);

  • Section 60 and an associated repeal (which relate to Parenting Orders under the Crime and Disorder Act 1998);

  • Section 63 (Removal of sports grounds etc from private security industry regulation); and

  • Section 66 (which relates to the Act’s short title, commencement and extent).

318.The remaining provisions of the Act will be brought into force by means of commencement orders made by the Secretary of State or, in the case of sections 45 and 46 (powers to search school pupils and students for weapons) so far as they relate to Wales, by the National Assembly for Wales.

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