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Statutory Instruments

2007 No. 2121

police, england and wales

The National Police Records (Recordable Offences) (Amendment) Regulations 2007

Made

23rd July 2007

Laid before Parliament

25th July 2007

Coming into force

18th August 2007

The Secretary of State makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 27(4) of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984(1).

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the National Police Records (Recordable Offences) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 and shall come into force on 18th August 2007.

2.—(1) The Schedule to the National Police Records (Recordable Offences) Regulations 2000(2) is amended as follows.

(2) Following paragraph 45 insert—

46.  section 166(1) of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994(3) (offence of unauthorised sale or disposal of tickets for a designated football match);

47.  section 19(6) of the Football Spectators Act 1989(4) (offence of an individual subject to a banning order failing to comply with the requirements determined by the enforcing authority and made of him by a police officer on the individual’s initial reporting at the police station);

48.  section 20(10) of the Football Spectators Act 1989(5) (offence of a person subject to a banning order knowingly or recklessly providing false or misleading information in support of his application for an exemption from a reporting requirement of his banning order);.

Vernon Coaker

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

Home Office

23rd July 2007

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations amend the Schedule to the National Police Records (Recordable Offences) Regulations 2000. The Schedule lists those offences which are recordable but which do not attract the possibility of a custodial sentence.

Regulation 2(2) adds to the list of recordable offences the offences of ticket touting in respect of designated football matches under section 166(1) of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, breaching requirements made of persons subject to banning orders under section 19(2) of the Football Spectators Act 1989, and providing false or misleading statements or documents in support of applications to obtain exemptions to football banning order requirements under section 20(10) of the Football Spectators Act 1989.

(1)

1984 c.60. There have been amendments to section 27 which are not relevant to these Regulations.

(2)

S.I. 2000/1139; amendments to the Schedule were made by S.I. 2003/2823 and S.I. 2005/3106.

(3)

1994 c.33. This subsection was substituted by section 53 of the Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006 (c.38).

(4)

1989 c.37. This subsection refers to breaches of requirements under section 19(2) which was amended by section 1 of the Football (Disorder) Act 2000 (c.25).

(5)

This subsection was amended by section 1 of the Football (Disorder) Act 2000.