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Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006

  1. Part 1 Alcohol-related violence and disorder

    1. Chapter 1 Drinking banning orders

      1. Introductory

        1. 1.Drinking banning orders

        2. 2.Duration of drinking banning orders

      2. Orders made on application

        1. 3.Orders on an application to magistrates' court

        2. 4.Orders in county court proceedings

        3. 5.Variation or discharge of orders under s. 3 or 4

      3. Orders made on conviction

        1. 6.Orders on conviction in criminal proceedings

        2. 7.Supplementary provision about orders on conviction

        3. 8.Variation or discharge of orders under s. 6

      4. Supplemental provisions about drinking banning orders

        1. 9.Interim orders

        2. 10.Appeals

        3. 11.Breach of drinking banning orders

        4. 12.Approved courses

        5. 13.Certificates of completion of approved courses

        6. 14.Interpretation of Chapter 1

    2. Chapter 2 Alcohol Disorder Zones

      1. 15.Power to impose charges on licence holders etc. in zones

      2. 16.Designation of alcohol disorder zones

      3. 17.Procedure for designation of zones

      4. 18.Functions of local chief officer of police

      5. 19.Guidance about the designation of zones

      6. 20.Supplemental provisions for Chapter 2

    3. Chapter 3 Other provisions

      1. Licence reviews

        1. 21.Power of police to require review of premises licence

        2. 22.Provisions supplemental to s. 21

      2. Persistently selling alcohol to children

        1. 23.Offence of persistently selling alcohol to children

        2. 24.Closure notices for persistently selling alcohol to children

      3. Door supervision at licensed premises

        1. 25.Mandatory premises licence condition: door supervision

      4. Alcohol related disorder in public places

        1. 26.Designated public places

        2. 27.Directions to individuals who represent a risk of disorder

  2. Part 2 Weapons etc.

    1. Dangerous weapons

      1. 28.Using someone to mind a weapon

      2. 29.Penalties etc. for offence under s. 28

    2. Minimum sentences for firearms offences

      1. 30.Minimum sentences for certain firearms offences

    3. Air weapons

      1. 31.Prohibition on sale or transfer of air weapons except by registered dealers

      2. 32.Sales of air weapons by way of trade or business to be face to face

      3. 33.Age limits for purchase etc. of air weapons

      4. 34.Firing an air weapon beyond premises

    4. Ammunition

      1. 35.Restriction on sale and purchase of primers

    5. Imitation firearms

      1. 36.Manufacture, import and sale of realistic imitation firearms

      2. 37.Specific defences applying to the offence under s. 36

      3. 38.Meaning of “realistic imitation firearm”

      4. 39.Specification for imitation firearms

      5. 40.Supplying imitation firearms to minors

      6. 41.Increase of maximum sentence for possessing an imitation firearm

    6. Knives, etc.

      1. 42.Increase of maximum sentences for offences of having knives etc.

      2. 43.Sale etc. of knives and other weapons

      3. 44.Sale etc. of crossbows

      4. 45.Power of members of staff to search school pupils for weapons

      5. 46.Power to search further education students for weapons

      6. 47.Power to search persons in attendance centres for weapons

      7. 48.Amendment of police power to search schools etc. for weapons

    7. Supplemental

      1. 49.Consequential amendments relating to minimum sentences

      2. 50.Supplemental provisions for Part 2

      3. 51.Corresponding provision for Northern Ireland

  3. Part 3 Miscellaneous

    1. Football

      1. 52.Football-related disorder

      2. 53.Sale and disposal of tickets by unauthorised persons

    2. Sexual offences

      1. 54.Forfeiture and detention of vehicles etc.

      2. 55.Continuity of sexual offences law

      3. 56.Cross-border provisions relating to sexual offences

      4. 57.Amendment of s. 82 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003

      5. 58.Power of entry and search of relevant offender's home address

    3. Other

      1. 59.Limitation period for anti-social behaviour orders

      2. 60.Parenting orders

      3. 61.Committal of young persons of unruly character

      4. 62.Offering or agreeing to re-programme a mobile telephone

      5. 63.Removal of sports grounds etc. from private security industry regulation

  4. Part 4 General

    1. 64.Expenses

    2. 65.Repeals

    3. 66.Short title, commencement and extent

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Consequential amendments relating to minimum sentences

      1. Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 (c. 43)

        1. 1.In section 24(1B) of the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 (exceptions...

      2. Mental Health Act 1983 (c. 20)

        1. 2.In section 37(1A) of the Mental Health Act 1983 (provisions...

      3. Criminal Justice Act 1988 (c. 33)

        1. 3.(1) The Criminal Justice Act 1988 is amended as follows....

      4. Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 (c. 46)

        1. 4.(1) The Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 is amended as...

      5. Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (c. 37)

        1. 5.In section 51A(12) of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998...

      6. Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (c. 6)

        1. 6.In each of — (a) section 12(1) of the Powers...

        2. 7.(1) In section 91 of the Powers of Criminal Courts...

        3. 8.In section 164(3) of the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing)...

      7. Criminal Justice Act 2003 (c. 44)

        1. 9.(1) The Criminal Justice Act 2003 is amended as follows....

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Weapons etc.: corresponding provisions for Northern Ireland

      1. Using someone to mind a weapon

        1. 1.(1) A person is guilty of an offence if—

      2. Penalties etc. for offence under paragraph 1

        1. 2.(1) This paragraph applies where a person (“the offender”) is...

      3. Minimum sentence for certain firearms offences

        1. 3.(1) The Firearms Order is amended as follows.

      4. Manufacture, import and sale of realistic imitation firearms

        1. 4.(1) A person is guilty of an offence if—

        2. 5.(1) It shall be a defence for a person charged...

        3. 6.(1) In paragraphs 4 and 5 “realistic imitation firearm” means...

      5. Specification for imitation firearms

        1. 7.(1) The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision...

      6. Supplying imitation firearms to minors

        1. 8.(1) After Article 66 of the Firearms Order insert— Supplying...

      7. Increase of maximum sentence for possessing an imitation firearm

        1. 9.(1) In the entry in Schedule 5 to the Firearms...

      8. Sale etc. of knives and other weapons

        1. 10.In Article 54(1) of the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order...

        2. 11.(1) Section 141 of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 (c....

      9. Sale etc. of crossbows

        1. 12.(1) In the Crossbows (Northern Ireland) Order 1988 (SI 1988/794...

      10. Amendment of police power to search schools etc. for weapons

        1. 13.In section 139B of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 (c....

      11. Supplemental

        1. 14.(1) In this Schedule “the Firearms Order” means the Firearms...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Football banning orders and football-related consequential amendments

      1. Part 1 Football banning orders

        1. Introductory

          1. 1.The Football Spectators Act 1989 (c. 37) is amended as...

        2. Banning orders: bail conditions

          1. 2.(1) In section 14A (banning orders on conviction of an...

        3. Appeals against decisions not to make banning orders

          1. 3.(1) In section 14A (banning order made on conviction for...

        4. Applications for banning orders under section 14B

          1. 4.(1) In section 14B (banning orders made on a complaint)—...

        5. Notification obligations under banning orders

          1. 5.(1) Section 14E (banning orders: general) is amended as follows....

        6. Duration of banning orders

          1. 6.In section 14F(5) (duration of banning orders), for “three” substitute...

        7. Notices during control periods

          1. 7.In section 19 (functions of enforcing authority and local police),...

        8. Deemed receipt of notices and other documents

          1. 8.(1) In section 25 (service of documents), after subsection (1)...

        9. New relevant offence

          1. 9.(1) In paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 (offences), in sub-paragraphs...

      2. Part 2 Consequential Amendments

        1. Meaning of “spectator” in Part 1

          1. 10.For section 1(6) of the Football Spectators Act 1989 (c....

        2. General provisions relating to licences to admit spectators

          1. 11.In section 10(17) of that Act (licences to admit spectators:...

        3. Declarations of relevance

          1. 12.In section 23 of that Act (provisions about declarations of...

        4. Periods relevant to football matches

          1. 13.For paragraph 4(2) of Schedule 1 to that Act (meaning...

        5. Amendments of other enactments

          1. 14.(1) In each of the enactments specified in sub-paragraph (2),...

          2. 15.In section 3 of the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Forfeiture and detention of vehicles etc.

      1. 1.The Sexual Offences Act 2003 (c. 42) is amended as...

      2. 2.After section 60 (sections 57 to 59: interpretation and jurisdiction)...

      3. 3.In section 142(2) (provisions extending to Northern Ireland), in paragraph...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Repeals