Offensive Weapons:Written question - 119749

Asked on: 14 December 2017
Home Office
Offensive Weapons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of the effect of the proposals in the consultation on offensive and dangerous weapons, published in October 2017, to prohibit the private ownership of items on the offensive weapons list on people who currently possess such items; and what guidance her Department plans to issue to people on the legality of continued possession of such items.
Answered by: Victoria Atkins
Answered on: 21 December 2017

The Government’s consultation on new legislation on offensive and dangerous weapons closed on 9 December 2017. We are currently considering the responses and the Government will publish its response to the consultation in early 2018.

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