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              “(2)                Every person who in any street, to the obstruction, annoyance, or

danger of the residents or passengers, commits the offence of

wilfully and indecently exposing his person, shall be liable to a

penalty not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale for each offence,

or, in the discretion of the justice before whom he is convicted, may

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be committed to prison, there to remain for a period not exceeding 51

weeks.”

Licensing Act 1872

  4        In section 12 of the Licensing Act 1872 (c. 94) (penalty for being found

drunk), for “one month” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

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Licensing Act 1902

  5        In section 2 of the Licensing Act 1902 (c. 28) (penalty for being drunk while

in charge of a child), in subsection (1), for “one month” there is substituted

“51 weeks”.

Judicial Proceedings (Regulation of Reports) Act 1926

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  6        In section 1 of the Judicial Proceedings (Regulation of Reports) Act 1926

(c. 61) (restriction on publication of reports of judicial proceedings), in

subsection (2), for “four months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Public Order Act 1936

  7        In section 7 of the Public Order Act 1936 (1 Edw. 8 & 1 Geo. 6 c. 6)

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(enforcement), in subsection (2), for “three months” there is substituted “51

weeks”.

Cinematograph Films (Animals) Act 1937

  8        In section 1 of the Cinematograph Films (Animals) Act 1937 (c. 59)

(prohibition of films involving cruelty to animals), in subsection (3), for

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“three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Fire Services Act 1947

  9        In section 31 of the Fire Services Act 1947 (c. 41) (false alarms of fire), in

subsection (1), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

National Assistance Act 1948

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  10      (1)      The National Assistance Act 1948 (c. 29) is amended as follows.

          (2)      In section 51 (failure to maintain), in subsection (3)(a) and (b), for “three

months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

          (3)      In section 52 (false statements), in subsection (1), for “three months” there is

substituted “51 weeks”.

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Docking and Nicking of Horses Act 1949

  11      (1)      The Docking and Nicking of Horses Act 1949 (c  70) is amended as follows.

 

 

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          (2)      In section 1 (prohibition of docking and nicking except in certain cases), in

subsection (3), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

          (3)      In section 2 (restriction on landing docked horses)—

              (a)             in subsection (3), and

              (b)             in subsection (4),

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                   for “3 months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Protection of Animals (Amendment) Act 1954

  12       In section 2 of the Protection of Animals (Amendment) Act 1954 (c. 40)

(breach of disqualification order), for “three months” there is substituted “51

weeks”.

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Children and Young Persons (Harmful Publications) Act 1955

  13       In section 2 of the Children and Young Persons (Harmful Publications) Act

1955 (c. 28) (penalty for publishing certain works etc.), in subsection (1), for

“four months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Agriculture Act 1957

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  14       In section 7 of the Agriculture Act 1957 (c. 57) (penalties)—

              (a)             in subsection (1), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”,

and

              (b)             in subsection (2), for “one month” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Animals (Cruel Poisons) Act 1962

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  15       In section 1 of the Animals (Cruel Poisons) Act 1962 (c. 26) (offences and

penalties under regulations), in paragraph (b), for “three months” there is

substituted “51 weeks”.

Plant Varieties and Seeds Act 1964

  16       In section 27 of the Plant Varieties and Seeds Act 1964 (c. 14) (tampering with

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samples), in subsection (1), for “three months” there is substituted “51

weeks”.

Agriculture Act 1967

  17      (1)      The Agriculture Act 1967 is amended as follows.

          (2)      In section 6 (penalties), in subsection (4), for “three months” there is

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substituted “51 weeks”.

          (3)      In section 21 (inquiry by Meat and Livestock Commission), in subsection

(11), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Firearms Act 1968

  18      (1)      Part 1 of Schedule 6 to the Firearms Act 1968 (c. 27) (prosecution and

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punishment of offences) is amended as follows.

 

 

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          (2)      In the entry relating to section 3(6) of that Act (business and other

transactions with firearms and ammunition), in the fourth column, for “3

months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

          (3)      In the entry relating to section 6(3) of that Act (power to prohibit movement

of arms and ammunition), in the fourth column, for “3 months” there is

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substituted “51 weeks”.

          (4)      In the entry relating to section 20(2) of that Act (trespassing with firearm), in

the fourth column, for “3 months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

          (5)      In the entry relating to section 22(1A) of that Act (acquisition and possession

of firearms by minors), in the fourth column, for “3 months” there is

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substituted “51 weeks”.

          (6)      In the entry relating to section 25 of that Act (supplying firearm to person

drunk or insane), in the fourth column, for “3 months” there is substituted

“51 weeks”.

          (7)      In the entry relating to section 32C(6) of that Act (variation endorsement etc.

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of European documents), in the fourth column, for “3 months” there is

substituted “51 weeks”.

          (8)      In the entry relating to section 42A of that Act (information as to transactions

under visitors’ permits), in the fourth column, for “3 months” there is

substituted “51 weeks”.

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          (9)      In the entry relating to section 47(2) of that Act (powers of constables to stop

and search), in the fourth column, for “3 months” there is substituted “51

weeks”.

          (10)     In the entry relating to section 49(3) of that Act (police powers in relation to

arms traffic), in the fourth column, for “3 months” there is substituted “51

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weeks”.

Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1968

  19       In section 7 of the Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1968 (c. 34)

(punishment of offences under Part 1), in subsection (1), for “three months”

there is substituted “51 weeks”.

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Agriculture Act 1970

  20      (1)      The Agriculture Act 1970 (c. 40) is amended as follows.

          (2)      In section 68 (duty to give statutory statement), in subsection (4), for “three

months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

          (3)      In section 69 (marking of material prepared for sale), in subsection (4), for

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“three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

          (4)      In section 70 (use of names or expressions with prescribed meanings), in

subsection (2), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

          (5)      In section 71 (particulars to be given of attributes if claimed to be present), in

subsection (2), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

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          (6)      In section 73 (deleterious ingredients in feeding stuff), in subsection (4), for

“three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

          (7)      In section 73A (unwholesome feeding stuff), in subsection (4), for “three

months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

 

 

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          (8)      In section 74A (regulations controlling the contents of feeding stuff), in

subsection (3), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

          (9)      In section 79 (supplementary provision relating to samples and analysis), in

subsection (10), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

          (10)     In section 83 (exercise of powers by inspectors), in subsection (3), for “three

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months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

          (11)     In section 106 (eradication of brucellosis), in subsection (7), for “three

months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Slaughterhouses Act 1974

  21      (1)      The Slaughterhouses Act 1974 (c. 3) is amended as follows.

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          (2)      In section 20 (wrongful disclosure of information), in subsection (4), for

“three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

          (3)      In section 21 (obstruction), in subsection (1), for “one month” there is

substituted “51 weeks”.

          (4)      In section 23 (prosecution and punishment of offences), in subsection (2)(a),

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for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Criminal Law Act 1977

  22       In section 8 of the Criminal Law Act 1977 (c. 45) (trespassing with a weapon

of offence), in subsection (3), for “three months” there is substituted “51

weeks”.

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Refuse Disposal (Amenity) Act 1978

  23       In section 2 of the Refuse Disposal (Amenity) Act 1978 (c. 3) (penalty for

unauthorised dumping), in subsection (1), for “three months” there is

substituted “51 weeks”.

Customs and Excise Management Act 1979

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  24      (1)      The Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 (c. 2) is amended as follows.

          (2)      In section 21 (control of movement of aircraft), in subsection (6), for “3

months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

          (3)      In section 33 (power to inspect aircraft etc.), in subsection (4), for “3 months”

there is substituted “51 weeks”.

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          (4)      In section 34 (power to prevent flight of aircraft)—

              (a)             in subsection (2), and

              (b)             in subsection (3),

                   for “3 months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Licensed Premises (Exclusion of Certain Persons) Act 1980

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  25       In section 2 of the Licensed Premises (Exclusion of Certain Persons) Act 1980

(c. 32) (penalty for non-compliance with an exclusion order), in subsection

(1), for “one month” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

 

 

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Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980

  26       In section 84 of the Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980 (c. 43) (power to require

statement of means), in subsection (3), for “four months” there is substituted

“51 weeks”.

Criminal Attempts Act 1981

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  27       In section 9 of the Criminal Attempts Act 1981 (c. 47) (interference with

vehicles), in subsection (3), for “three months” there is substituted “51

weeks”.

Civil Aviation Act 1982

  28       In section 75 of the Civil Aviation Act 1982 (c. 16) (investigation of

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accidents), in subsection (5), for “three months” there is substituted “51

weeks”.

Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

  29      (1)      The Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 (c. 22) is amended as

follows.

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          (2)      In section 29 (letting of house after recent case of notifiable disease), in

subsection (1), for “one month” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

          (3)      In section 30 (duty on ceasing to occupy house after recent case of notifiable

disease), in subsection (1), for “one month” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

          (4)      In section 62 (powers of entry), in subsection (3), for “3 months” there is

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substituted “51 weeks”.

County Courts Act 1984

  30      (1)      The County Courts Act 1984 (c. 28) is amended as follows.

          (2)      In section 14 (penalty for assaulting officers), in subsection (1)(a), for “3

months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

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          (3)      In section 92 (penalty for rescuing goods seized), in subsection (1)(a), for

“one month” there is substituted “51 weeks.”

Animal Health and Welfare Act 1984

  31       In section 10 of the Animal Health and Welfare Act 1984 (c. 40) (artificial

breeding of livestock), in subsection (6), for “three months” there is

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substituted “51 weeks”.

Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984

  32       In section 63C of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (c. 60) (testing

for presence of drugs), in subsection (1), for “three months” there is

substituted “51 weeks”.

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Sporting Events (Control of Alcohol etc.) Act 1985

  33       In section 8 of the Sporting Events (Control of Alcohol etc.) Act 1985 (c. 57)

(penalties for offences), in paragraph (b), for “three months” there is

substituted “51 weeks”.

Public Order Act 1986

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  34      (1)      The Public Order Act 1986 (c. 64) is amended as follows.

          (2)      In section 12 (imposing conditions on public processions)—

              (a)             in subsection (8), and

              (b)             in subsection (10),

                   for “3 months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

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          (3)      In section 13 (prohibiting public processions)—

              (a)             in subsection (11), and

              (b)             in subsection (13),

                   for “3 months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

          (4)      In section 14 (imposing conditions on public assemblies)—

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              (a)             in subsection (8), and

              (b)             in subsection (10),

                   for “3 months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

          (5)      In section 14B (offences in connection with trespassory assemblies and arrest

therefor)—

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              (a)             in subsection (5), and

              (b)             in subsection (7),

                   for “3 months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988

  35      (1)      Part 1 of Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 (c. 53)

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(prosecution and punishment of offenders) is amended as follows.

          (2)      In the entry relating to section 4(2) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52)

(driving, or being in charge, when under the influence of drink or drugs), in

column 4, for “3 months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

          (3)      In the entry relating to section 5(1)(b) of that Act (driving or being in charge

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of a motor vehicle with alcohol concentration above prescribed limit), in

column 4, for “3 months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

          (4)      In the entry relating to section 7 of that Act (provision of specimens for

analysis), in column 4, for “3 months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

          (5)      In the entry relating to section 7A of that Act (failing to allow specimen to be

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subjected to analysis), in column 4, for “3 months” there is substituted “51

weeks”.

Official Secrets Act 1989

  36       In section 10 of the Official Secrets Act 1989 (c. 6) (penalties), in subsection

(2), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

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Human Organ Transplants Act 1989

  37       In section 1 of the Human Organ Transplants Act 1989 (c. 31) (prohibition of

commercial dealings in human organs), in subsection (5), for “three months”

there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Football Spectators Act 1989

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  38       In section 2 of the Football Spectators Act 1989 (c. 37) (unauthorised

attendance at designated football matches), in subsection (3), for “one

month” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Food Safety Act 1990

  39       In section 35 of the Food Safety Act 1990 (c. 16) (punishment of offences), in

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subsection (1), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Deer Act 1991

  40       In section 9 of the Deer Act 1991 (c. 54) (penalties for offences relating to

deer), in subsection (1), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Social Security Administration Act 1992

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  41       In section 105 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 (c. 5) (failure of

person to maintain himself or another), in subsection (1), for “3 months”

there is substituted “51 weeks”.

Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994

  42      (1)      The Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (c. 33) is amended as

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follows.

          (2)      In section 60 (failing to stop), in subsection (8), for “one month” there is

substituted “51 weeks”.

          (3)      In section 60AA (powers to require removal of disguises), in subsection (7),

for “one month” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

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          (4)      In section 61 (power to remove trespasser on land), in subsection (4), for

“three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

          (5)      In section 63 (powers to remove persons attending or preparing for a rave),

in subsection (6), for “three months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

          (6)      In section 68 (offence of aggravated trespass), in subsection (3), for “three

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months” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

          (7)      In section 69 (powers to remove persons committing or participating in

aggravated trespass), in subsection (3), for “three months” there is

substituted “51 weeks”.

Police Act 1996

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  43       In section 89 of the Police Act 1996 (c. 16) (assaults on constables etc.), in

subsection (2), for “one month” there is substituted “51 weeks”.

 

 

 
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