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Can I have an imitation firearm?

Yes, however, it is an offence to possess an imitation firearm in a public place. There are some exceptions for weapons used in historical re-enac...

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What is the definition of an offensive weapon?

The definition of an offensive weapon is any article made or adapted for use for causing injury to a person or intended by the person having it with him for such use by him, or by some other person. (N.B. this definition includes a disguised knif......

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Someone is sending me threatening / abusive / offensive messages via Facebook/Twitter. Is this a criminal offence?

If a person sends threatening/abusive/offensive messages to another person via Facebook, Twitter, or any other social networking site, they could be committing an offence. The most relevant offences are 'threatening communications' and 'improper u......

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Someone has parked their car and it is blocking my driveway. What should I do?

If the vehicle is blocking access to your driveway then you should first make enquiries with the neighbours to see if they know whom the car belongs to. If no one knows, then you should contact the police who will attend to the matter as soon as t......

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