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No wonder he refused to plead guilty - had he done that he would have never got a job again and now, just for carrying a novelty he has gone to jail for not lying and of course, his life is ruined
When he was caught with the lighter at the Playdrome Leisure Centre in Clydebank last October, he was on bail for another charge.
And when he appeared at Dumbarton Sheriff Court last week, he was brought from Perth Prison, where he is serving 15 months for another crime.
a reply to: buster2010
15 months? He should be glad he isn't in the states the cops here would have shot him for carrying it.
2.36 In determining whether an imitation firearm is to be considered a realistic imitation firearm, section 38(3)(a) of the Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006 states that its size, shape and principal colour are to be taken into account. Section 38(3)(b) confirms that an imitation is to be regarded as distinguishable if its size, shape or principal colour is unrealistic for a real firearm. The Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006 (Realistic Imitation Firearms) Regulations 2007 specify a set of colours and dimensions in order to distinguish between imitation firearms and realistic imitation firearms. An imitation firearm with dimensions less than 38 mm in height and 70mm in length is to be regarded as unrealistic. An imitation firearm which is principally coloured bright red, bright orange, bright yellow, bright green, bright pink, bright purple, bright blue, or which is transparent should also be regarded as unrealistic.
2.37 An imitation firearm whose principal colour is not one of those listed in the Regulations does not automatically fail to be regarded as realistic, although it is more likely that that will be the case. In these circumstances, the general test of whether it is distinguishable from a real firearm, taking into account its size, colour etc. should be applied.
The UK has had a long history of oppressing its citizens....I cant believe they would even fight for their country....