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Possession of a prohibited weapon / firearm Firearms Act 1968 - court cases, maximum sentence


Offence :

Possession of a prohibited weapon / firearm

Legislation : Firearms Act 1968
Section : Section 5
Maximum Penalty : 10 years imprisonment (unlimited fine)
Section 51A firearms:
aged 18 or over: 5-year minimum sentence
aged under 18: 3-year minimum sentence
Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) : Sentencing - Legal Guidance
Offence Note/s :
Table of Punishments
   
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