Publication - Consultation paper

Offensive Weapons Act 2019 - Scottish statutory guidance – draft: consultation

Published: 15 Nov 2021

This draft statutory guidance relates to certain provisions contained within the Offensive Weapons Act 2019 that extend to Scotland. We are seeking views on this draft guidance as part of the Scottish Government's statutory requirements under the 2019 Act.

Offensive Weapons Act 2019 - Scottish statutory guidance – draft: consultation
Footnotes

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1. See The Criminal Justice Act 1988 (Offensive Weapons) (Scotland) Order 2005

2. See section 1 of the Restriction of Offensive Weapons Act 1959 (as amended)

3. References to seller also include where the transaction relates to the hire of an item or items.

4. See section 141C(5) of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 (as amended).

5. See section 1 of the Restriction of Offensive Weapons Act 1959.

6. See section 1(a) of the Restriction of Offensive Weapons Act 1959.

7. Importation of flick or gravity knives is prohibited under section 1(2) of the Restriction of Offensive Weapons Act 1959, and an offence under section 50(2) and (3) of the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979.

8. The Criminal Justice Act 1988 (Offensive Weapons) (Scotland) Order 2005.

9. See Schedule 2 of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 (Offensive Weapons) (Scotland) Order 2005.

10. As inserted by section 47(12) of the Offensive Weapons Act 2019.


Contact

Email: offensive.weapons.act.consultation@gov.scot