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Offensive Weapons Act 2019

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 Corrosive products and substances

    1. Sale and delivery of corrosive products

      1. 1.Sale of corrosive products to persons under 18

      2. 2.Defence to remote sale of corrosive products to persons under 18

      3. 3.Delivery of corrosive products to residential premises etc

      4. 4.Delivery of corrosive products to persons under 18

      5. 5.Presumptions in proceedings in Scotland for offence under section 1, 3 or 4

    2. Possession of corrosive substances

      1. 6.Offence of having a corrosive substance in a public place

      2. 7.Presumptions in proceedings in Scotland for offence under section 6

      3. 8.Appropriate custodial sentence for conviction under section 6

      4. 9.Offence under section 6: relevant convictions

      5. 10.Search for corrosive substances: England and Wales

      6. 11.Search for corrosive substances: Scotland

      7. 12.Search for corrosive substances: Northern Ireland

    3. Consequential amendments relating to corrosive products and substances

      1. 13.Consequential amendments relating to corrosive products and substances

  3. PART 2 Knife crime prevention orders

    1. Knife crime prevention orders made otherwise than on conviction

      1. 14.Knife crime prevention order made otherwise than on conviction

      2. 15.Requirements for application for order under section 14

      3. 16.Application without notice

    2. Interim knife crime prevention orders

      1. 17.Interim knife crime prevention order: application without notice

      2. 18.Interim knife crime prevention order: application not determined

    3. Knife crime prevention orders made on conviction

      1. 19.Knife crime prevention order made on conviction

      2. 20.Requirement to consult on application for order under section 19

    4. Provisions of knife crime prevention order

      1. 21.Provisions of knife crime prevention order

      2. 22.Requirements included in knife crime prevention order etc

      3. 23.Duration of knife crime prevention order etc

    5. Notification requirements

      1. 24.Notification requirements

      2. 25.Offences relating to notification

    6. Supplementary provisions

      1. 26.Review of knife crime prevention order

      2. 27.Variation, renewal or discharge of knife crime prevention order etc

      3. 28.Appeal against knife crime prevention order etc

      4. 29.Offence of breaching knife crime prevention order etc

      5. 30.Guidance

      6. 31.Piloting

      7. 32.Consequential amendments

      8. 33.Interpretation of Part

  4. PART 3 Sale and delivery of knives etc

    1. 34.Sale etc of bladed articles to persons under 18

    2. 35.Defence to sale of bladed articles to persons under 18: England and Wales

    3. 36.Defence to sale etc of bladed articles to persons under 18: Scotland

    4. 37.Defence to sale of bladed articles to persons under 18: Northern Ireland

    5. 38.Delivery of bladed products to residential premises etc

    6. 39.Delivery of bladed products to persons under 18

    7. 40.Defences to offence under section 38 or 39

    8. 41.Meaning of “bladed product” in sections 38 to 40

    9. 42.Delivery of bladed articles to persons under 18

  5. PART 4 Possession etc of certain offensive weapons

    1. 43.Amendments to the definition of “flick knife”

    2. 44.Prohibition on the possession of certain dangerous knives

    3. 45.Prohibition on the possession of offensive weapons on further education premises

    4. 46.Prohibition on the possession of offensive weapons

    5. 47.Prohibition on the possession of offensive weapons: supplementary

    6. 48.Surrender of prohibited offensive weapons

    7. 49.Payments in respect of surrendered offensive weapons

  6. PART 5 Threatening with offensive weapons

    1. 50.Offence of threatening with offensive weapon etc in a public place etc

    2. 51.Offence of threatening with offensive weapon etc on further education premises

    3. 52.Offence of threatening with an offensive weapon etc in a private place

    4. 53.Search for corrosive substance on school or further education premises

  7. PART 6 Firearms

    1. 54.Prohibition of certain firearms etc: England and Wales and Scotland

    2. 55.Prohibition of certain firearms etc: Northern Ireland

    3. 56.Consequential amendments relating to sections 54 and 55

    4. 57.Surrender of prohibited firearms etc

    5. 58.Payments in respect of surrendered firearms other than bump stocks

    6. 59.Payments in respect of prohibited firearms which are bump stocks

    7. 60.Payments in respect of ancillary equipment

    8. 61.Conditions applying to certain firearms: England and Wales and Scotland

    9. 62.Conditions applying to certain firearms: Northern Ireland

    10. 63.Interpretation of Part

  8. PART 7 Enforcement

    1. 64.Enforcement of offences relating to sale etc of offensive weapons

    2. 65.Application of Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008

  9. PART 8 Supplementary

    1. 66.Guidance on offences relating to offensive weapons etc

    2. 67.Consequential amendments relating to armed forces

    3. 68.Regulations and orders

    4. 69.Extent

    5. 70.Commencement

    6. 71.Short title

  10. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Corrosive products

      1. 1.This is the table referred to in section 1(11)— Name...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Consequential amendments relating to sections 54 and 55

      1. 1.Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 (c. 2)

      2. 2.In section 50(5A) (penalty for improper importation of certain firearms)—...

      3. 3.In section 68(4A) (penalty for offence in relation to exportation...

      4. 4.In section 170(4A) (penalty for customs offences relating to certain...

      5. 5.An amendment made by any of paragraphs 2(a), 3(a) and...

      6. 6.An amendment made by any of paragraphs 2(b), 3(b) and...

      7. 7.Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (c. 6)

      8. 8.The amendments made by paragraph 7 apply only in relation...

      9. 9.Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006 (c. 38)

      10. 10.In section 29(3)(b) (offence in England and Wales and Scotland...

      11. 11.In paragraph 2(3)(b) of Schedule 2 (offence in Northern Ireland...

      12. 12.The amendment made by paragraph 10 applies only in relation...

      13. 13.The amendment made by paragraph 11 applies only in relation...

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