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SCHEDULE 26E+WKnives and offensive weapons: minor and consequential amendments

Criminal Justice Act 1988 (c. 33)E+W

4The Criminal Justice Act 1988 is amended as follows.

5(1)Section 36(2)(b) (reviews of sentencing) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)Before sub-paragraph (i) insert—

(zi)section 1A(5) of the Prevention of Crime Act 1953;.

(3)After sub-paragraph (i) insert—

(ia)section 139AA(7) of this Act;.

6(1)Section 139B (power of entry to search for articles with a blade or point and offensive weapons) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1) after “139A” insert “ or 139AA ”.

(3)In subsection (4)—

(a)after “In the application of this section to Northern Ireland” insert


(b)at the end add “, and

(b)the reference in subsection (1) to section 139AA is omitted.

7In section 172(3) (provisions extending to Northern Ireland) for “sections 139 to 139B” substitute—

section 139;

section 139A;

section 139B;.