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Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012

Section 147: Review of offence of buying scrap metal for cash etc

803.Section 147 places a duty on the Secretary of State to review the offence of buying scrap metal for cash within five years of the offence coming into force. The purpose of this review is to assess whether the offence has achieved the objectives that it was intended to achieve and whether it is appropriate to retain the offence.

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