Criminal Justice Act 2007

17.

Amendment of Schedule to Act of 1997.

17.— The Schedule to the Act of 1997 is amended—

( a) by the substitution of the following paragraph for paragraph 14:

“14. Any offence under the following provisions of the Firearms Act 1925:

( a) section 2 (restrictions on possession, use, and carriage of firearms);

( b) section 3 (applications for, and form and effect of, firearm certificates);

( c) section 4A(18) (authorisation of rifle or pistol clubs or shooting ranges);

( d) section 10A (reloading of ammunition);

( e) section 15 (possession of firearms with intent to endanger life);

( f) section 25 (punishments).”,

( b) by the substitution of the following paragraph for paragraph 16:

“16. Any offence under the following provisions of the Firearms and Offensive Weapons Act 1990:

( a) section 7 (possession, sale, etc., of silencers);

( b) section 8 (reckless discharge of firearm);

( c) section 9 (possession of knives and other articles);

( d) section 10 (trespassing with a knife, weapon of offence or other article);

( e) section 11 (production of article capable of inflicting serious injury);

( f) section 12 (power to prohibit manufacture, importation, sale, hire or loan of offensive weapons);

( g) section 12A (shortening barrel of shotgun or rifle).”,

( c) by the insertion of the following paragraph after paragraph 16:

“16A. Any offence under section 3 of the Firearms (Firearm Certificates for Non-Residents) Act 2000 (prohibition of false information and alteration of firearm certificates).”,

and

( d) by the substitution of the following paragraph for paragraph 30:

“30. An offence of attempting or conspiring to commit, or inciting the commission of, any offence mentioned in this Schedule.”.