Offensive Weapons Act

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Knife Legislation - United Kingdom - Offensive Weapons Act 1996
... The Offensive Weapons Act 1996 covers the possession of knives within school premises (1) Any person who has an article to which section 139 of this Act applies with him on school. 2) Any person who has an offensive weapon within the meaning of section 1 of the M1 Prevention of Crime Act 1953 with him on school premises shall be guilty of an ... authority for having the article or weapon with him on the premises in question ...

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