Possession of Firearm in UK Law

Leading Cases
  • Jordan Antoine v The Queen
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 15 Octubre 2014

    This appellant was carrying a loaded revolver through the streets of Luton. He knew the risk he was taking of being sentenced to a long custodial term. The sentence of 4 months' detention was an unexpected, astonishing and undeserved windfall. Leaving aside the misguided attempt to have the sentence revisited by the Magistrates, the appellant was aware that appropriate charges were to be brought 9 days after the sentence was imposed and only 19 days after arrest.

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Legislation
  • Modern Slavery Act 2015
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 2015
    ...... . . (c) was at that time in possession of the vehicle under a hire-purchase agreement,. . . (d) was at that ... . 13 An offence under any of the following provisions of the Firearms Act 1968- . . section 5 (possession of prohibited firearms). . . ......
  • Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Act 2019
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 2019
    ......) those in which—(a) at the time of the person’s action or possession the person did not know, and had no reason to believe, that the document ...Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004 (  S.I. 2004/702 (N.I. 3) )— . . (a) ......
  • The Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 2004
    ...... 45. Weapons subject to general prohibition . 46. Exemptions from requirement of authority under Article 45 . 47. Possession of firearms on service premises, etc. . 48. Power to prohibit movement of firearms and ammunition . PART VI . FIREARMS CLUBS . 49. Authorisation ......
  • Criminal Justice Act 2003
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 2003
    ...... under section 5(2) of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (having possession of a controlled drug) in respect of cannabis or cannabis resin (within the ...S-42 . Mode of trial for certain firearms offences: transitory arrangements 42 Mode of trial for certain firearms ......
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Books & Journal Articles
  • Possession of a Firearm
    • Nbr. 12-1, January 1948
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
  • Criminal Law Additions and Alterations
    • Nbr. 1-2, April 1937
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
    ...... Criminal Law Additions and Alterations FIREARMS ACT, 1937 THE Firearms Act, 1937, to come into operation on the ...No person shall purchase, acquire, or have in his possession any firearm or ammunition without a firearm certificate and any ......
  • The Firearms Act 1982
    • Nbr. 48-2, May 1984
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
    ...... "If a person, at the time of committing or being arrested for an offence specified in Schedule 1 to this Act has in his possession an .. imitation firearm" he shall be guilty of an offence "unless he shows that he had it in his possession for a lawful object" ......
  • MAPPA Level 3 offenders: Reconviction as a measure of effectiveness
    • Nbr. 59-2, June 2012
    • Probation Journal
    Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA) provide a legislative framework for managing sexual and violent offenders in the community. Previous studies have examined this process; however,...
    ...... the one year follow-up ( n ¼ 68) Rape 2 11 Sexual assault 2 11 Possession of indecent images 2 41 Robbery 2 33 Possession of firearm 2 10 8 Wounding ......
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Law Firm Commentaries
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Forms
  • Chapter TSAD06020
    • HMRC Guidance manuals
    • Formularios de Derecho Civil, Mercantil y Registral
    • HM Revenue & Customs
    ......Storage of firearms. Temporary Storage operators, who want to store firearms that fall within ..., may, without holding a Firearm Certificate, have in their possession a firearm or ammunition in the ordinary course of that business. This ......
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