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

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

2

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

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”.

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”.

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”.

6

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

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”.

8

In section 7 of the Public Order Act 1936 (enforcement), in subsection (2), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

9

In section 1 of the Cinematograph Films (Animals) Act 1937 (prohibition of films involving cruelty to animals), in subsection (3), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

10

In section 8 of the House to House Collections Act 1939, in subsection (2), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

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