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Custodial Sentences and Weapons (Scotland) Act 2007

Licensing of Knives, swords etc.

Section 58 - Licensing of knife dealers

128.This section inserts new provisions on the licensing of sellers of knives etc. into the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 and amends existing provisions of the 1982 Act to accommodate this new regime. The provisions should be read alongside the 1982 Act.

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