SCHEDULE 26 Increase in Maximum Term for Certain Summary Offences
SCHEDULE 26 Increase in Maximum Term for Certain Summary Offences

SCHEDULE 26 Increase in Maximum Term for Certain Summary Offences

Section 280(2)

Railway Regulation Act 1840 (c 97)

1

In section 16 of the Railway Regulation Act 1840 (obstructing officers or trespassing upon railway), for “one month”, there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Licensing Act 1872 (c 94)

2

In section 12 of the Licensing Act 1872 (penalty for being found drunk), for “one month” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Regulation of Railways Act 1889 (c 57)

3

In section 5 of the Regulation of Railways Act 1889 (avoiding payment of fares, etc), in subsection (3), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Witnesses (Public Inquiries) Protection Act 1892 (c 64)

4

In section 2 of the Witnesses (Public Inquiries) Protection Act 1892 (persons obstructing or intimidating witnesses), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Licensing Act 1902 (c 28)

5

In section 2 of the Licensing Act 1902 (penalty for being drunk while in charge of a child), in subsection (1), for “one month” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Emergency Powers Act 1920 (c 55)

6

In section 2 of the Emergency Powers Act 1920 (emergency regulations), in subsection (3), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Judicial Proceedings (Regulation of Reports) Act 1926 (c 61)

7

In section 1 of the Judicial Proceedings (Regulation of Reports) Act 1926 (restriction on publication of reports of judicial proceedings), in subsection (2), for “four months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Public Order Act 1936 (1 Edw 8 & 1 Geo. 6 c 6)

8

In section 7 of the Public Order Act 1936 (enforcement),

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