Licensing and permit offences

Licensing and permit offences guidance:

Firearms certificate It is an offence under the Firearms Act 1968 (FiA 1968) to possess, purchase or acquire a firearm or ammunition without holding a certificate which...

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The children and alcohol offences The Licensing Act 2003 (LA 2003) creates a wide range of offences involving children and alcohol. The most common offences are: • sale...

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Firearms offences It is an offence under the Firearms Act 1968 (FiA 1968), s 1 to possess a firearm or ammunition to which the Act applies without holding a firearms...

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STOP PRESS: The Sentencing Council has published offence specific guidelines for courts sentencing offences previously covered by a Definitive Guideline. The offence...

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STOP PRESS: The Sentencing Council has published offence specific guidelines for courts sentencing offences previously covered by a Definitive Guideline. The offence...

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Paying in cash for scrap metal The Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 (SMDA 2013) was passed in an attempt to regulate the buying and selling of scrap metal and to prevent...

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All of the offences under the Licensing Act 2003 (LA 2003) are summary-only offences, triable only in the magistrates' court, which normally have to be prosecuted within...

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