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Scottish Parliament written answers — Fireworks: Fireworks (29 Nov 2007)

Kenny MacAskill: The available information is given in the following table. Information in relation to other offences which involved the use of fireworks as a weapon is not identifiable within the available statistics. Statistics on persons charged by the police are not collected centrally. Persons Proceeded Against for Fireworks Offences1, 2001-02 to 2005-06 Police Force 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Fireworks: Fireworks (29 Jan 2007)

Cathy Jamieson: The available information is given in the following table. Information in relation to other offences which involved the use of fireworks as a weapon is not currently identifiable within the available statistics. Persons with a Charge Proved in Scottish Courts for Fireworks Offences1, by Police Force Area, 2003-04 to 2004-05 Police Force Area 2003-04 2004-05 Dumfries and Galloway Sale...

Written Answers — Home Department: Illegal Fireworks (30 Jan 2006)

Hazel Blears: Offences under the Fireworks Regulations 2004 (made under section 11 of the Fireworks Act 2003) for breach of the national fireworks curfew, the illegal possession of category four fireworks and the possession by a person under 18 of an adult firework attract penalty notices for disorder, as well as the offence of throwing fireworks. The offences under the Fireworks Regulations 2004 were...

Written Answers — Home Department: Fireworks Offences (22 Mar 2006)

Hazel Blears: Offences under the Fireworks Regulations 2004 (made under section 11 of the Fireworks Act 2003 for breach of the national fireworks curfew, the illegal possession of category four fireworks and the possession by a person under 18 of an adult firework) attract penalty notices for disorder, as does the offence of throwing fireworks. The offence of throwing fireworks has been included in the...

Written Answers — Home Department: Fireworks (23 Mar 2006)

Hazel Blears: Offences under the Fireworks Regulations 2004 (made under section 11 of the Fireworks Act 2003 for breach of the national fireworks curfew, the illegal possession of category four fireworks and the possession by a person under 18 of an adult firework) attract penalty notices for disorder, as does the offence of throwing fireworks. The offence of throwing fireworks has been included in the...

Written Answers — Home Department: Fireworks (9 Jan 2006)

Hazel Blears: Offences under the Fireworks Regulations 2004 (made under section 11 of the Fireworks Act 2003) for breach of the national fireworks curfew, the illegal possession of category four fireworks and the possession by a person under 18 of an adult firework attract penalty notices for disorder, as does the offence of throwing fireworks. The offence of throwing fireworks has been included in the...

Business of the House: Fireworks Safety (29 Oct 2009)

Ian Lucas: I hear what the hon. Gentleman says and I take his point about the inability to stop the process, but the number of times that the individual comes into direct contact with the fireworks is reduced. The new types of fireworks may have led to the perception that more noisy fireworks are let off each year. Another reason is the growing popularity of fireworks for use at weddings and civil...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Fireworks (23 Oct 2003)

Gerry Sutcliffe: The DTI's annual firework safety campaign aims to encourage the public to take care when using fireworks in order to help reduce the number of firework-related injuries. This year's campaign is focusing on the misuse of fireworks by young teenagers and the safe use of sparklers by young children. Also the provisions of the Fireworks (Safety) Regulations 1997 governing the safety of fireworks...

Written Answers — Home Department: Fireworks (21 Nov 2005)

Hazel Blears: Since 11 October 2004 the police have had powers to issue penalty notices for disorder for four specific firework offences. The number of penalty notices issued for firework offences in Norfolk, the Eastern Region and England and Wales is shown in the table. Centrally available data do not identify Great Yarmouth separately. Number of PNDs issued for fireworks offences, Norfolk, Eastern...

Written Answers — Home Department: Fireworks (1 Mar 2006)

Hazel Blears: Offences under the Fireworks Regulations 2004 (made under section 11 of the Fireworks Act 2003) for breach of the national fireworks curfew, the illegal possession of category four fireworks and the possession by a person under 18 of an adult firework attract penalty notices for disorder, as well as the offence of throwing fireworks. The offence of throwing fireworks has been included in the...

Written Answers — Home Department: Fireworks (16 Feb 2006)

Hazel Blears: Offences under the Fireworks Regulations 2004 (made under section 11 of the Fireworks Act 2003) for breach of the national fireworks curfew, the illegal possession of category four fireworks and the possession by a person under 18 of an adult firework attract penalty notices for disorder, as well as the offence of throwing fireworks. The offence of throwing fireworks has been included in the...

Written Answers — Home Department: Fireworks Misuse (24 Jan 2006)

Hazel Blears: Offences under the Fireworks Regulations 2004 (made under section 11 of the Fireworks Act 2003) for breach of the national fireworks curfew, the illegal possession of category 4 fireworks and the possession by a person under 18 of an adult firework attract penalty notices for disorder, as well as the offence of throwing fireworks. The offence of throwing fireworks has been included in the...

Written Answers — Home Department: Fireworks (2 Feb 2005)

Hazel Blears: The available information from the Home Office Court Proceedings Database on prosecutions for firework offences are shown in the table. Number of defendants proceeded against at magistrates court for offences relating to fireworks, England and Wales, 2002–03(12) South Wales PFA Wales England and Wales Offence description Principal statute 2002 2003 2002 2003 2002 2003 ...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Fireworks (14 Nov 2001)

Miss Melanie Johnson: holding answer 24 October 2001 The Department has recently launched this year's fireworks safety campaign informing the public of the dangers posed by fireworks. The theme of this year's campaign, is to urge children and young people to take care when using or being near fireworks. As part of the campaign, around 2,000 information packs to help mount local safety campaigns have been...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Fireworks Act 2003 (Amendment) (5 Mar 2008)

Rob Marris: I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make provision about the noise emitted by fireworks supplied in the United Kingdom. Fireworks used in the United Kingdom are too often too noisy. We need a lower limit on their noise, and improved labelling of fireworks to go along with it. I thank the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, of which I am a long-time...

Fireworks Bill: Clause 1 — Introduction (13 Jun 2003)

Christopher Chope: ...we have just had, because it is about ministerial power and how it should be controlled by this House. The amendment would remove from clause 1 the power of the Minister to change the definition of fireworks by regulation rather than by primary legislation. That power goes to the root of the concerns that many people have about the wide scope of the Bill. It was clear on Second Reading and...

Written Answers — Home Department: Fixed Penalty Notices (21 Feb 2005)

Hazel Blears: The available information, relating to the four offences connected with fireworks for which penalty notices for disorder can be given, is contained in the table: Penalty notices for disorder issued for firework offences in England and Wales between 25 October and 7 November 2004—provisional figures Fireworks offence for which PND issued Issued between 25–31 October inclusive Issued...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry: Fireworks (6 Nov 2003)

Gerry Sutcliffe: The Fireworks (Safety) Regulations 1997 prohibit the supply of consumer-type fireworks to those under 18 years of age. They also prohibit the supply of dangerous types of fireworks to the general public—bangers, fireworks of erratic flight and so on. Under the Fireworks Act 2003, we will regulate to make it an offence for under-18s to possess fireworks in a public place, and to prohibit the...

Written Answers — Northern Ireland: Fireworks (13 Mar 2006)

David Hanson: Table 1 provides prosecution figures for the calendar years 1994 to 2003. Data beyond 2003 is currently not available. Figures for illegally selling fireworks cover a range of offences including 'selling fireworks to non-licence holder', 'selling fireworks without a licence' and 'selling the banger"'. Figures for illegally using fireworks include prosecutions for the offences of 'using...

Written Answers — Justice: Fireworks: Fixed Penalties (20 May 2013)

Jeremy Wright: ...provisions of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001. Under the scheme, the police are able to issue penalty notices to persons aged 16 and over for a range of offences related to the misuse of fireworks including throwing fireworks, breach of fireworks curfew (11 pm to 7 am), possession of a category 4 firework and possession by a person under 18 of adult firework. All these offences...


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