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Violent Crime Reduction Bill

 
 

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Home Office, will be published

separately as Bill 10—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Mr Secretary Clarke has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the

Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Violent Crime Reduction Bill are compatible with

the Convention rights.

 

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Contents

Part 1

Alcohol-related violence and disorder

Chapter 1

Drinking banning orders

Introductory

1   

Drinking banning orders

Orders made on application

2   

Orders on an application to magistrates’ court

3   

Orders in county court proceedings

4   

Variation or discharge of orders under section 2 or 3

Orders made on conviction

5   

Orders on conviction in criminal proceedings

6   

Supplementary provision about orders on conviction

7   

Variation or discharge of orders under section 5

Supplemental provisions about drinking banning orders

8   

Interim orders

9   

Appeals

10   

Breach of drinking banning orders

11   

Interpretation of Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Alcohol Disorder Zones

12   

Power to impose charges on licence holders etc. in zones

13   

Designation of alcohol disorder zones

14   

Procedure for designation of zones

 

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15   

Functions of local chief officer of police

16   

Guidance about the designation of zones

17   

Supplemental provisions for Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Other provisions

Licence reviews

18   

Power of police to require review of premises licence

19   

Provisions supplemental to s. 18

Persistently selling alcohol to children

20   

Offence of persistently selling alcohol to children

21   

Closure notices for persistently selling alcohol to children

Directions to individuals to leave a locality

22   

Directions to individuals who represent a risk of disorder

Exclusions from licensed premises

23   

Exclusion orders in respect of licensed premises

Part 2

Weapons etc.

Firearms, ammunition etc.

24   

Using someone to mind a weapon

25   

Penalties etc. for offence under s. 24

26   

Age limits for purchase etc. of air weapons

27   

Firing an air weapon beyond premises

28   

Restriction on sale and purchase of primers

29   

Restriction on sale and purchase of ammunition loading presses

Imitation firearms

30   

Manufacture, import and sale of realistic imitation firearms

31   

Specification for imitation firearms

32   

Supplying imitation firearms to minors

33   

Increase of maximum sentence for possessing an imitation firearm

Other weapons

34   

Sale etc. of knives and other weapons

35   

Power to search school pupils for weapons

Supplemental

36   

Supplemental provisions for Part 2

 
 

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Part 3

Miscellaneous

37   

Football-related disorder

38   

Forfeiture and detention of vehicles etc.

39   

Amendment of s. 82 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003

40   

Parenting orders

41   

Committal of young persons of unruly character

42   

Offering or agreeing to re-programme a mobile telephone

Part 4

General

43   

Expenses

44   

Repeals

45   

Short title, commencement and extent

Schedule 1   —   

Football banning orders and football-related consequential

amendments

Part 1   —   

Football banning orders

Part 2   —   

Consequential Amendments

Schedule 2   —   

Forfeiture and detention of vehicles etc.

Schedule 3   —   

Repeals

 
 

 
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