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The Firearms (Amendment) Act 1997 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1997

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PART IPROVISIONS OF THE 1997 ACT COMING INTO FORCE ON 1ST JULY 1997

Provision of the ActSubject matter of provisions
Section 1Extension of s.5 of the Firearms Act 1968 to prohibit certain small firearms etc.
Section 2Exemption for slaughtering instruments
Section 3Exemption for firearms used for humane killing of animals
Section 4Exemption for shot pistols used for shooting vermin
Section 5Exemption for races at athletic meetings
Section 6Exemption for trophies of war
Section 7Exemption for firearms of historic interest
Section 8Exemption for weapons and ammunition used for treating animals
Section 9General prohibition of expanding ammunition etc.
Section 10Expanding ammunition etc.; exemptions from prohibition
Section 16 (insofar as it is notalready in force)Payments in respect of prohibited small firearms and ammunition
Section 17 (insofar as it is not already in force)Payments in respect of ancillary equipment
Section 18 (insofar as it is not already in force)Parliamentary control of compensation schemes
Section 37Applications for certificates and referees
Section 38Grant of firearm certificates
Section 40Revocation of certificates
Section 41Appeals
Section 42Authorised dealing with firearms by registered firearms dealers
Section 43Power of search with warrant
Section 47Museums eligible for a museum firearms licence
Section 48Firearms powered by compressed carbon dioxide
Section 49Financial provisions
Section 50Interpretation and supplementary provisions
Section 52 (insofar as it relates to the provisions of Schedules 2 and 3 mentioned immediately below)Minor and consequential amendments and repeals

In Schedule 2—

paragraphs 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20

Consequential and minor amendment

In Schedule 3—

the entries relating to sections 5, 5A, 23 and 28 of the Firearms Act 1968, the entries relating to sections 9, 10 and 12 of the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1988 and the entry relating to the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1992

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PART IIPROVISIONS OF THE 1997 ACT COMING INTO FORCE ON 1ST OCTOBER 1997

Provisions of the ActSubject matter of provisions
Section 32Transfers of firearms etc. to be in person
Section 33Notification of transfers including firearms
Section 34Notification of de-activation, destruction or loss of firearms etc.
Section 35Notification of events taking place outside Great Britain involving firearms etc.
Section 36Penalty for offences under sections 32 to 35
Section 39Register of holders of shotgun and firearm certificates
Section 44Firearm certificates for certain firearms used for target shooting: special conditions
Section 45Approved rifle clubs and muzzle-loading pistol clubs
Section 52 (insofar as it relates to the provisions of Schedules 2 and 3 mentioned below)Minor and consequential amendments and repeals

In Schedule 2—

paragraphs 3, 5 and 6

Consequential and minor amendments

In Schedule 3—

the entries relating to sections 42 and 54 of, and Schedule 6 to, the Firearms Act 1968, and the entry relating to section 4 of the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1988

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