(1) The Secretary of State may by order—
(a) amend section 51A(1)(b) of the Firearms Act 1968 (c 27) by substituting for the word “16” the word “18”,
[(aa) amend section 29(3)(a) of the Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006 by substituting for the word “16” the word “18”,]
(b) . . .
(c) amend subsection (3) of section 49 of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 by repealing the exception to that subsection,
(d) repeal section 208(2) of that Act, and
(e) make such other provision as he considers necessary or expedient
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