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Statutory Instrument 1999 No. 5 (C.1)

The Knives Act 1997 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1999

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS


1999 No. 5 (C.1)


CRIMINAL LAW, ENGLAND AND WALES

CRIMINAL LAW, SCOTLAND

The Knives Act 1997 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1999

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 Made8th January 1999 

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 11(3) of the Knives Act 1997[1], hereby makes the following Order:

    1.This Order may be cited as the Knives Act 1997 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1999.

    2.Section 8 of the Knives Act 1997 shall come into force on 1st March 1999.


Paul Boateng
Minister of State

Home Office
8th January 1999



EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)


This Order brings into force on 1st March 1999 section 8 (powers to stop and search for knives or offensive weapons) of the Knives Act 1997. Section 8, which extends to England and Wales and Scotland, is the last provision of the Act to be brought into force.


Notes:

[1] 1997 c. 21.back



ISBN 0 11 080330 2


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