Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994
1994 c. 33 - continued

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SCHEDULE 8
Section 157.  
  Increase in Penalties
 
Part I
 
Increase of Fines for Certain Sea Fisheries Offences
 

(1) (2) (3) (4)
Enactment creating offence Penalty enactment Old maximum fine New maximum fine
SEA FISHERIES (SHELLFISH) ACT 1967 (c. 83).
Offences under section 3(3) (dredging etc. for shellfish in contravention of restrictions etc. or without paying toll or royalty). Section 3(3). Level 2. Level 5.
Offences under section 5(7) (obstruction of inspector or other person or refusal or failure to provide information to inspector etc.). Section 5(7). Level 3. Level 5.
Offences under section 7(4) (fishing, dredging etc. in area where right of several fishery conferred or private oyster bed). Section 7(4). Level 3. Level 5.
Offences under section 14(2) (contravention of order prohibiting the deposit or taking of shellfish, or importation of shellfish, or non-compliance with conditions of licences). Section 14(2). Level 4. Level 5.
Offences under section 14(5) (obstruction of inspector). Section 14(5). Level 3. Level 5.
Offences under section 16(1) (selling etc. of oysters between certain dates). Section 16(1). Level 1. Level 4.
Offences under section 17(1) (taking and selling etc. of certain crabs). Section 17(4). Level 3. Level 5.
Offences under section 17(3) (landing and selling etc. of certain lobsters). Section 17(4). Level 3. Level 5.


 
Part II
 
Increase of Fines for Certain Misuse of Drugs Offences
 

(1) (2) (3) (4)
Enactment creating offence Penalty enactment Old maximum fine New maximum fine
MISUSE OF DRUGS ACT 1971 (c. 38.)
Offences under section 4(2) committed in relation to Class C drugs (production, or being concerned in the production of, a controlled drug). Schedule 4, column 6. £500 £2,500
Offences under section 4(3) committed in relation to Class C drugs (supplying or offering to supply a controlled drug or being concerned in the doing of either activity by another). Schedule 4, column 6. £500 £2,500
Offences under section 5(2) committed in relation to Class B drugs (having possession of a controlled drug). Schedule 4, column 5. £500 £2,500
Offences under section 5(2) committed in relation to Class C drugs (having possession of a controlled drug). Schedule 4, column 6. £200 £1,000
Offences under section 5(3) committed in relation to Class C drugs (having possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply it to another). Schedule 4, column 6. £500 £2,500
Offences under section 8 committed in relation to Class C drugs (being the occupier, or concerned in the management, of premises and permitting or suffering certain activities to take place there). Schedule 4, column 6. £500 £2,500
Offences under section 12(6) committed in relation to Class C drugs (contravention of direction prohibiting practitioner etc. from possessing, supplying etc. controlled drugs). Schedule 4, column 6. £500 £2,500
Offences under section 13(3) committed in relation to Class C drugs (contravention of direction prohibiting practitioner etc. from prescribing, supplying etc. controlled drugs). Schedule 4, column 6. £500 £2,500


 
Part III
 
Increase in Penalties for Certain Firearms Offences
 

(1) (2) (3) (4)
Enactment creating offence Penalty enactment Old maximum term of imprisonment New maximum term of imprisonment
FIREARMS ACT 1968 (c. 27).
Offences under section 1(1) committed in an aggravated form within the meaning of section 4(4) (possessing etc. shortened shot gun or converted firearm without firearm certificate). Schedule 6, column 4. 5 years. 7 years.
Offences under section 1(1) in any other case (possessing etc. firearms or ammunition without firearm certificate). Schedule 6, column 4. 3 years. 5 years.
Offences under section 2(1) (possessing etc. shot gun without shot gun certificate). Schedule 6, column 4. 3 years. 5 years.
Offences under section 3(1) (trading in firearms without being registered as a firearms dealer). Schedule 6, column 4. 3 years. 5 years.
Offences under section 3(2) (selling firearms to person without a certificate). Schedule 6, column 4. 3 years. 5 years.
Offences under section 3(3) (repairing, testing etc. firearm for person without a certificate). Schedule 6, column 4. 3 years. 5 years.
Offences under section 3(5) (falsifying certificate, etc., with view to acquisition of firearm). Schedule 6, column 4. 3 years. 5 years.
Offences under section 4(1) (shortening a shot gun). Schedule 6, column 4. 5 years. 7 years.
Offences under section 4(3) (conversion of firearms). Schedule 6, column 4. 5 years. 7 years.
Offences under section 5(1) (possessing or distributing prohibited weapons or ammunition). Schedule 6, column 4. 5 years. 10 years.
Offences under section 5(1A) (possessing or distributing other prohibited weapons). Schedule 6, column 4.

(a) On summary conviction, 3 months.

(b) On conviction on indictment, 2 years.

(a) On summary conviction, 6 months.

(b) On conviction on indictment, 10 years.

Offences under section 19 (carrying loaded firearm other than air weapon in public place). Schedule 6, column 4. 5 years. 7 years.
Offences under section 20(1) (trespassing with firearm other than air weapon in a building). Schedule 6, column 4. 5 years. 7 years.
Offences under section 21(4) (contravention of provisions denying firearms to ex-prisoners and the like). Schedule 6, column 4. 3 years. 5 years.
Offences under section 21(5) (supplying firearms to person denied them under section 21). Schedule 6, column 4. 3 years. 5 years.
Offences under section 42 (failure to comply with instructions in firearm certificate when transferring firearm to person other than registered dealer; failure to report transaction to police). Schedule 6, column 4. 3 years. 5 years.
FIREARMS (NORTHERN IRELAND) ORDER 1981 (SI 1981/155 (NI 2))
Offences under Article 3(1) (possessing etc. firearms or ammunition without firearm certificate). Schedule 2, column 4. 3 years. 5 years.
Offences under Article 4(1) (trading in firearms without being registered as a firearms dealer). Schedule 2, column 4. 3 years. 5 years.
Offences under Article 4(2) (selling firearms to person without a certificate). Schedule 2, column 4. 3 years. 5 years.
Offences under Article 4(3) (repairing, testing etc. firearm for person without a certificate). Schedule 2, column 4. 3 years. 5 years.
Offences under Article 4(4) (falsifying certificate, etc., with view to acquisition of firearm). Schedule 2, column 4. 3 years. 5 years.
Offences under Article 5(1) (shortening a shot gun). Schedule 2, column 4. 5 years. 7 years.
Offences under Article 5(3) (conversion of firearms). Schedule 2, column 4. 5 years. 7 years.
Offences under Article 6(1) (possessing or distributing prohibited weapons or ammunition). Schedule 2, column 4. 5 years. 10 years.
Offences under Article 6(1A) (possessing or distributing other prohibited weapons). Schedule 2, column 4.

(a) On summary conviction, 3 months.

(b) On conviction on indictment, 2 years.

(a) On summary conviction, 6 months.

(b) On conviction on indictment, 10 years.

Offences under Article 22(5) (contravention of provisions denying firearms to ex-prisoners and the like). Schedule 2, column 4. 3 years. 5 years.
Offences under Article 22(7) (supplying firearms to person denied them under Article 22). Schedule 2, column 4. 3 years. 5 years.
Offences under Article 43 (failure to comply with instructions in firearm certificate when transferring firearm to person other than registered dealer; failure to report transaction to police). Schedule 2, column 4. 3 years. 5 years.


 
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