495. Imprisonment for offences of threatening with a weapon in public or on school premises.

495.     Imprisonment for offences of threatening with a weapon in public or on school premises.

This section applies if a person aged 18 or over is convicted by a court of an offence1 of criminal conduct2 and the corresponding offence under the law of England and Wales is an offence3 of carrying an offensive weapon without lawful authority or reasonable excuse or4 threatening with article with blade or point or offensive weapon in public or on school premises5, the court must impose a sentence of imprisonment5A, or a sentence of detention