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Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015

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18TPIMs: weapons and explosives measure

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In Schedule 1 to the Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Act 2011, after paragraph 6 insert—

Weapons and explosives measure

6A(1)The Secretary of State may impose on the individual—

(a)a prohibition on possessing offensive weapons, imitation firearms or explosives;

(b)a prohibition on making an application for a firearm certificate or a shot gun certificate.

(2)In sub-paragraph (1)(a)—

  • “offensive weapon” means an article made or adapted for use for causing injury to the person, or intended by the person in possession of it for such use (by that person or another);

  • “imitation firearm” has the same meaning as in the Firearms Act 1968 or (in relation to Northern Ireland) the Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004 (S.I. 2004/702 (N.I. 3));

  • “explosive” means anything that is—

    (a)

    an explosive within the meaning of the Explosives Act 1875, or

    (b)

    an explosive substance within the meaning of the Explosive Substances Act 1883.

(3)For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1)(b)—

(a)an application for a firearm certificate is an application under section 26A of the Firearms Act 1968 or article 4 of the Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004;

(b)an application for a shot gun certificate is an application under section 26B of the Firearms Act 1968.

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