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 brought into the scheme with effect from
The numbers of penalty notices issued in Lancashire, the North West and England and Wales in 2004 and provisional data from January to September 2005 are provided in the table. It is not possible to separately identify Penalty Notices issued in West Lancashire constituency as data held centrally is not broken down to that level of detail.
|2004||January—September 2005 (provisional)|
|Area||Throwing fireworks||Breach of fireworks curfew||Possession of a Category 4 fireworks||Possession by under 18 of adult firework||Throwing fireworks||Breach of fireworks curfew||Possession of a Category 4 fireworks||Possession by under 18 of adult firework|
|England and Wales |
RDS—Office for Criminal Justice Reform