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Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014

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110Possession of firearms by persons previously convicted of crime

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(1)In section 21 of the Firearms Act 1968 (possession of firearms by persons previously convicted of crime), before subsection (3) there is inserted—

(2C)Where—

(a)a person has been sentenced to imprisonment for a term of three months or more, and

(b)the sentence is suspended under section 189 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003,

the person shall not have a firearm or ammunition in his possession at any time during the period of five years beginning with the second day after the date on which the sentence is passed.

(2)In section 58(2) of that Act (saving for antique firearms), for “Nothing in this Act” there is substituted

Apart from—

(a)section 21 and Schedule 3, and

(b)any other provision of this Act so far as it applies in relation to an offence under section 21,

nothing in this Act.

(3)Where—

(a)a person is in possession of a firearm or ammunition immediately before the day on which subsection (1) comes into force,

(b)by reason of a sentence imposed before that day, subsection (1) would (but for this subsection) make the person’s possession of the firearm or ammunition subject to a prohibition under section 21 of the Firearms Act 1968, and

(c)the person’s possession of the firearm or ammunition immediately before that day is authorised by a certificate within the meaning given in section 57(4) of that Act,

the prohibition does not apply while the certificate remains in force.

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