Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006
Part 1 Alcohol-related violence and disorder
Chapter 1 Drinking banning orders
1.Drinking banning orders
2.Duration of drinking banning orders
Orders made on application
3.Orders on an application to magistrates' court
4.Orders in county court proceedings
5.Variation or discharge of orders under s. 3 or 4
Orders made on conviction
6.Orders on conviction in criminal proceedings
7.Supplementary provision about orders on conviction
8.Variation or discharge of orders under s. 6
Supplemental provisions about drinking banning orders
11.Breach of drinking banning orders
13.Certificates of completion of approved courses
14.Interpretation of Chapter 1
Chapter 2 Alcohol Disorder Zones
15.Power to impose charges on licence holders etc. in zones
16.Designation of alcohol disorder zones
17.Procedure for designation of zones
18.Functions of local chief officer of police
19.Guidance about the designation of zones
20.Supplemental provisions for Chapter 2
Chapter 3 Other provisions
21.Power of police to require review of premises licence
22.Provisions supplemental to s. 21
Persistently selling alcohol to children
23.Offence of persistently selling alcohol to children
24.Closure notices for persistently selling alcohol to children
Door supervision at licensed premises
25.Mandatory premises licence condition: door supervision
Alcohol related disorder in public places
26.Designated public places
27.Directions to individuals who represent a risk of disorder
Part 2 Weapons etc.
28.Using someone to mind a weapon
29.Penalties etc. for offence under s. 28
Minimum sentences for firearms offences
30.Minimum sentences for certain firearms offences
31.Prohibition on sale or transfer of air weapons except by registered dealers
32.Sales of air weapons by way of trade or business to be face to face
33.Age limits for purchase etc. of air weapons
34.Firing an air weapon beyond premises
35.Restriction on sale and purchase of primers
36.Manufacture, import and sale of realistic imitation firearms
37.Specific defences applying to the offence under s. 36
38.Meaning of “realistic imitation firearm”
39.Specification for imitation firearms
40.Supplying imitation firearms to minors
41.Increase of maximum sentence for possessing an imitation firearm
42.Increase of maximum sentences for offences of having knives etc.
43.Sale etc. of knives and other weapons
44.Sale etc. of crossbows
45.Power of members of staff to search school pupils for weapons
46.Power to search further education students for weapons
47.Power to search persons in attendance centres for weapons
48.Amendment of police power to search schools etc. for weapons
49.Consequential amendments relating to minimum sentences
50.Supplemental provisions for Part 2
51.Corresponding provision for Northern Ireland
Part 3 Miscellaneous
53.Sale and disposal of tickets by unauthorised persons
54.Forfeiture and detention of vehicles etc.
55.Continuity of sexual offences law
56.Cross-border provisions relating to sexual offences
57.Amendment of s. 82 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003
58.Power of entry and search of relevant offender's home address
59.Limitation period for anti-social behaviour orders
61.Committal of young persons of unruly character
62.Offering or agreeing to re-programme a mobile telephone
63.Removal of sports grounds etc. from private security industry regulation
Part 4 General
66.Short title, commencement and extent
Consequential amendments relating to minimum sentences
Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 (c. 43)
1.In section 24(1B) of the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 (exceptions...
Mental Health Act 1983 (c. 20)
2.In section 37(1A) of the Mental Health Act 1983 (provisions...
Criminal Justice Act 1988 (c. 33)
3.(1) The Criminal Justice Act 1988 is amended as follows....
Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 (c. 46)
4.(1) The Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 is amended as...
Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (c. 37)
5.In section 51A(12) of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998...
Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (c. 6)
6.In each of — (a) section 12(1) of the Powers...
7.(1) In section 91 of the Powers of Criminal Courts...
8.In section 164(3) of the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing)...
Criminal Justice Act 2003 (c. 44)
9.(1) The Criminal Justice Act 2003 is amended as follows....
Weapons etc.: corresponding provisions for Northern Ireland
Using someone to mind a weapon
1.(1) A person is guilty of an offence if—
Penalties etc. for offence under paragraph 1
2.(1) This paragraph applies where a person (“the offender”) is...
Minimum sentence for certain firearms offences
3.(1) The Firearms Order is amended as follows.
Manufacture, import and sale of realistic imitation firearms
4.(1) A person is guilty of an offence if—
5.(1) It shall be a defence for a person charged...
6.(1) In paragraphs 4 and 5 “realistic imitation firearm” means...
Specification for imitation firearms
7.(1) The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision...
Supplying imitation firearms to minors
8.(1) After Article 66 of the Firearms Order insert— Supplying...
Increase of maximum sentence for possessing an imitation firearm
9.(1) In the entry in Schedule 5 to the Firearms...
Sale etc. of knives and other weapons
10.In Article 54(1) of the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order...
11.(1) Section 141 of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 (c....
Sale etc. of crossbows
12.(1) In the Crossbows (Northern Ireland) Order 1988 (SI 1988/794...
Amendment of police power to search schools etc. for weapons
13.In section 139B of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 (c....
14.(1) In this Schedule “the Firearms Order” means the Firearms...
Football banning orders and football-related consequential amendments
Part 1 Football banning orders
1.The Football Spectators Act 1989 (c. 37) is amended as...
Banning orders: bail conditions
2.(1) In section 14A (banning orders on conviction of an...
Appeals against decisions not to make banning orders
3.(1) In section 14A (banning order made on conviction for...
Applications for banning orders under section 14B
4.(1) In section 14B (banning orders made on a complaint)—...
Notification obligations under banning orders
5.(1) Section 14E (banning orders: general) is amended as follows....
Duration of banning orders
6.In section 14F(5) (duration of banning orders), for “three” substitute...
Notices during control periods
7.In section 19 (functions of enforcing authority and local police),...
Deemed receipt of notices and other documents
8.(1) In section 25 (service of documents), after subsection (1)...
New relevant offence
9.(1) In paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 (offences), in sub-paragraphs...
Part 2 Consequential Amendments
Meaning of “spectator” in Part 1
10.For section 1(6) of the Football Spectators Act 1989 (c....
General provisions relating to licences to admit spectators
11.In section 10(17) of that Act (licences to admit spectators:...
Declarations of relevance
12.In section 23 of that Act (provisions about declarations of...
Periods relevant to football matches
13.For paragraph 4(2) of Schedule 1 to that Act (meaning...
Amendments of other enactments
14.(1) In each of the enactments specified in sub-paragraph (2),...
15.In section 3 of the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985...
Forfeiture and detention of vehicles etc.
1.The Sexual Offences Act 2003 (c. 42) is amended as...
2.After section 60 (sections 57 to 59: interpretation and jurisdiction)...
3.In section 142(2) (provisions extending to Northern Ireland), in paragraph...