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The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Public Health Information for International Passengers) (England) Regulations 2020 are amended to take into account the replacement of ‘Stay at Home’ in England with ‘Stay in the UK’ on 29 March 2021.

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Section 58(2) of the Firearms Act 1968 exempts firearms regarded as antique from most of the controls under the Act. This includes being able to possess a firearm without a firearms certificate and to trade in them without being registered with the police as a firearms dealer. From 22 March 2021, the Act is amended to provide a definition of 'antique firearm' by inserting subsections (2A) to (2H) into section 58.

Criminal Law Conference

Due to the uncertainty that remains around the coronavirus pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to postpone our 2021 Criminal Law Conference. The conference is a real highlight in our calendar and is well respected in the criminal justice arena.

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As part of our #SignUpToPNLD campaign DC Divek Ubhi from West Yorkshire Police kindly shared his views on how our legal database is invaluable in his role.

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