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Mental Health Act 1983 (c. 20)

79         

An offence under section 103 of the Mental Health Act 1983 (wrongful

disclosure of a report made by a Visitor).

80         

An offence under section 129 of that Act (obstruction).

Building Act 1984 (c. 55)

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81         

An offence under section 96(3) of the Building Act 1984 (wrongful disclosure

of information).

Surrogacy Arrangements Act 1985 (c. 49)

82         

An offence under section 2 of the Surrogacy Arrangements Act 1985

(negotiating surrogacy arrangements on a commercial basis, etc.).

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Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 (c. 14)

83         

An offence under section 22(3), 23 or 25(3) of the Animals (Scientific

Procedures) Act 1986 (false statements and offences in relation to powers of

entry).

Motor Cycle Noise Act 1987 (c. 34)

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84         

An offence under paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the Motor Cycle Noise Act

1987 (supply of exhaust systems etc. not complying with prescribed

requirements).

Human Organ Transplants Act 1989 (c. 31)

85         

An offence under section 2 of the Human Organ Transplants Act 1989

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(restrictions on organ transplants).

Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (c. 8)

86         

An offence under paragraph 14(4) of Schedule 15 to the Town and Country

Planning Act 1990 (wrongful disclosure of information).

Environmental Protection Act 1990 (c. 43)

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87         

An offence under section 118(1)(g), (h) or (i) of the Environmental Protection

Act 1990 (offences relating to inspection of genetically modified organisms).

Criminal Justice Act 1991 (c. 53)

88         

An offence under section 20A of the Criminal Justice Act 1991 (false

statements as to financial circumstances).

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Deer Act 1991 (c. 54)

89         

An offence under section 10(3) of the Deer Act 1991 (offences relating to sale

and purchase etc. of venison).

 

 

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Water Industry Act 1991 (c. 56)

90         

An offence under section 206(2) of the Water Industry Act 1991 (wrongful

disclosure of information).

91         

An offence that falls within paragraph 5(5) of Schedule 6 to that Act

(wrongful disclosure of information).

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Social Security Administration Act 1992 (c. 5)

92         

An offence under section 105 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992

(failure of person to maintain himself or another).

93         

An offence under section 182 of that Act (illegal possession of documents).

Local Government Finance Act 1992 (c. 14)

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94         

An offence under section 27(5) of the Local Government Finance Act 1992

(false statements in relation to properties).

Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (c. 52)

95         

An offence under section 240 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations

(Consolidation) Act 1992 (breach of contract involving injury to persons or

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property).

Merchant Shipping Act 1995 (c. 21)

96         

An offence under section 57 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 (offences

relating to merchant navy uniforms).

Reserve Forces Act 1996 (c. 14)

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97         

An offence under section 75(5) of the Reserve Forces Act 1996 (making false

statements).

98         

An offence under section 82(1) of that Act (offences in connection with

regulations under sections 78 and 79 of that Act).

99         

An offence under section 87(1) of that Act (offences in connection with

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claims for payment).

100        

An offence under section 99 of that Act (false pretence of illegal absence).

101        

An offence under paragraph 5(1) of Schedule 1 to that Act (false answers in

attestation papers).

Housing Act 1996 (c. 52)

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102        

An offence under paragraph 23 or 24 of Schedule 1 to the Housing Act 1996

(contravening order not to part with money etc. held on behalf of a social

landlord).

 

 

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Broadcasting Act 1996 (c. 55)

103        

An offence under section 144 of the Broadcasting Act 1996 (providing false

information in connection with licences).

Breeding and Sale of Dogs (Welfare) Act 1999 (c. 11)

104        

An offence under section 8 or 9(6) of the Breeding and Sale of Dogs (Welfare)

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Act 1999 (offences relating to the sale of dogs and connected matters).

Transport Act 2000 (c. 38)

105        

An offence under section 82(2) of the Transport Act 2000 (wrongful

disclosure of information).

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Section 252(2)

 

Increase in maximum term for certain summary offences

Railway Regulation Act 1840 (c. 97)

1          

In section 16 of the Railway Regulation Act 1840 (obstructing officers or

trespassing upon railway), for “one month”, there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Licensing Act 1872 (c. 94)

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2          

In section 12 of the Licensing Act 1872 (penalty for being found drunk), for

“one month” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Regulation of Railways Act 1889 (c. 57)

3          

In section 5 of the Regulation of Railways Act 1889 (avoiding payment of

fares, etc.), in subsection (3), for “three months” there is substituted “51

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weeks”.

Witnesses (Public Inquiries) Protection Act 1892 (c. 64)

4          

In section 2 of the Witnesses (Public Inquiries) Protection Act 1892 (persons

obstructing or intimidating witnesses), for “three months” there is

substituted “51 weeks”.

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Licensing Act 1902 (c. 28)

5          

In section 2 of the Licensing Act 1902 (penalty for being drunk while in

charge of a child), in subsection (1), for “one month” there is substituted “51

weeks”.

Emergency Powers Act 1920 (c. 55)

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6          

In section 2 of the Emergency Powers Act 1920 (emergency regulations), in

subsection (3), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

 

 

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Judicial Proceedings (Regulation of Reports) Act 1926 (c. 61)

7          

In section 1 of the Judicial Proceedings (Regulation of Reports) Act 1926

(restriction on publication of reports of judicial proceedings), in subsection

(2), for “four months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Public Order Act 1936 (1 Edw. 8 & 1 Geo. 6 c. 6)

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8          

In section 7 of the Public Order Act 1936 (enforcement), in subsection (2), for

“three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Cinematograph Films (Animals) Act 1937 (c. 59)

9          

In section 1 of the Cinematograph Films (Animals) Act 1937 (prohibition of

films involving cruelty to animals), in subsection (3), for “three months”

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there is substituted “51 weeks”.

House to House Collections Act 1939 (c. 44)

10         

In section 8 of the House to House Collections Act 1939, in subsection (2), for

“three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Fire Services Act 1947 (c. 41)

15

11         

In section 31 of the Fire Services Act 1947 (false alarms of fire), in subsection

(1), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

National Assistance Act 1948 (c. 29)

12    (1)  

The National Assistance Act 1948 is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In section 51 (failure to maintain), in subsection (3)(a) and (b), for “three

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months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

      (3)  

In section 52 (false statements), in subsection (1), for “three months” there is

substituted “51 weeks”.

Docking and Nicking of Horses Act 1949 (c. 70)

13    (1)  

The Docking and Nicking of Horses Act 1949 is amended as follows.

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      (2)  

In section 1 (prohibition of docking and nicking except in certain cases), in

subsection (3), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

      (3)  

In section 2 (restriction on landing docked horses)—

(a)   

in subsection (3), and

(b)   

in subsection (4),

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for “3 months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Protection of Animals (Amendment) Act 1954 (c. 40)

14         

In section 2 of the Protection of Animals (Amendment) Act 1954 (breach of

disqualification order), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

 

 

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Children and Young Persons (Harmful Publications) Act 1955 (c. 28)

15         

In section 2 of the Children and Young Persons (Harmful Publications) Act

1955 (penalty for publishing certain works etc.), in subsection (1), for “four

months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Agriculture Act 1957 (c. 57)

5

16         

In section 7 of the Agriculture Act 1957 (penalties)—

(a)   

in subsection (1), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”,

and

(b)   

in subsection (2), for “one month” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Animals (Cruel Poisons) Act 1962 (c. 26)

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17         

In section 1 of the Animals (Cruel Poisons) Act 1962 (offences and penalties

under regulations), in paragraph (b), for “three months” there is substituted

“51 weeks”.

Plant Varieties and Seeds Act 1964 (c. 14)

18         

In section 27 of the Plant Varieties and Seeds Act 1964 (tampering with

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samples), in subsection (1), for “three months” there is substituted “51

weeks”.

Agriculture Act 1967 (c. 22)

19    (1)  

The Agriculture Act 1967 is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In section 6 (penalties), in subsection (4), for “three months” there is

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substituted “51 weeks”.

      (3)  

In section 21 (inquiry by Meat and Livestock Commission), in subsection

(11), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Firearms Act 1968 (c. 27)

20    (1)  

Part 1 of Schedule 6 to the Firearms Act 1968 (prosecution and punishment

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of offences) is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In the entry relating to section 3(6) of that Act (business and other

transactions with firearms and ammunition), in the fourth column, for “3

months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

      (3)  

In the entry relating to section 6(3) of that Act (power to prohibit movement

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of arms and ammunition), in the fourth column, for “3 months” there is

substituted “51 weeks”.

      (4)  

In the entry relating to section 20(2) of that Act (trespassing with firearm), in

the fourth column, for “3 months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

      (5)  

In the entry relating to section 22(1A) of that Act (acquisition and possession

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of firearms by minors), in the fourth column, for “3 months” there is

substituted “51 weeks”.

      (6)  

In the entry relating to section 25 of that Act (supplying firearm to person

drunk or insane), in the fourth column, for “3 months” there is substituted

“51 weeks”.

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      (7)  

In the entry relating to section 32C(6) of that Act (variation endorsement etc.

of European documents), in the fourth column, for “3 months” there is

substituted “51 weeks”.

      (8)  

In the entry relating to section 42A of that Act (information as to transactions

under visitors’ permits), in the fourth column, for “3 months” there is

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substituted “51 weeks”.

      (9)  

In the entry relating to section 47(2) of that Act (powers of constables to stop

and search), in the fourth column, for “3 months” there is substituted “51

weeks”.

     (10)  

In the entry relating to section 49(3) of that Act (police powers in relation to

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arms traffic), in the fourth column, for “3 months” there is substituted “51

weeks”.

Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1968 (c. 34)

21         

In section 7 of the Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1968

(punishment of offences under Part 1), in subsection (1), for “three months”

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there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Agriculture Act 1970 (c. 40)

22    (1)  

The Agriculture Act 1970 is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In section 68 (duty to give statutory statement), in subsection (4), for “three

months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

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      (3)  

In section 69 (marking of material prepared for sale), in subsection (4), for

“three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

      (4)  

In section 70 (use of names or expressions with prescribed meanings), in

subsection (2), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

      (5)  

In section 71 (particulars to be given of attributes if claimed to be present), in

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subsection (2), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

      (6)  

In section 73 (deleterious ingredients in feeding stuff), in subsection (4), for

“three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

      (7)  

In section 73A (unwholesome feeding stuff), in subsection (4), for “three

months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

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      (8)  

In section 74A (regulations controlling the contents of feeding stuff), in

subsection (3), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

      (9)  

In section 79 (supplementary provision relating to samples and analysis), in

subsection (10), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

     (10)  

In section 83 (exercise of powers by inspectors), in subsection (3), for “three

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months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

     (11)  

In section 106 (eradication of brucellosis), in subsection (7), for “three

months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Slaughterhouses Act 1974 (c. 3)

23    (1)  

The Slaughterhouses Act 1974 is amended as follows.

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      (2)  

In section 20 (wrongful disclosure of information), in subsection (4), for

“three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

 

 

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      (3)  

In section 21 (obstruction), in subsection (1), for “one month” there is

substituted “51 weeks”.

      (4)  

In section 23 (prosecution and punishment of offences), in subsection (2)(a),

for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Criminal Law Act 1977 (c. 45)

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24         

In section 8 of the Criminal Law Act 1977 (trespassing with a weapon of

offence), in subsection (3), for “three months” there is substituted “51

weeks”.

Refuse Disposal (Amenity) Act 1978 (c. 3)

25         

In section 2 of the Refuse Disposal (Amenity) Act 1978 (penalty for

10

unauthorised dumping), in subsection (1), for “three months” there is

substituted “51 weeks”.

Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 (c. 2)

26    (1)  

The Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In section 21 (control of movement of aircraft), in subsection (6), for “3

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months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

      (3)  

In section 33 (power to inspect aircraft etc.), in subsection (4), for “3 months”

there is substituted “51 weeks”.

      (4)  

In section 34 (power to prevent flight of aircraft)—

(a)   

in subsection (2), and

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(b)   

in subsection (3),

           

for “3 months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Licensed Premises (Exclusion of Certain Persons) Act 1980 (c. 32)

27         

In section 2 of the Licensed Premises (Exclusion of Certain Persons) Act 1980

(penalty for non-compliance with an exclusion order), in subsection (1), for

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“one month” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Criminal Attempts Act 1981 (c. 47)

28         

In section 9 of the Criminal Attempts Act 1981 (interference with vehicles),

in subsection (3), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

British Nationality Act 1981 (c. 61)

30

29         

In section 46 of the British Nationality Act 1981 (offences and proceedings),

in subsection (1) for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Civil Aviation Act 1982 (c. 16)

30    (1)  

The Civil Aviation Act 1982 is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In section 44 (offences relating to the power to obtain rights over land), in

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subsection (10), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

 

 

 
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