Source: British House Of Lords News
04 January 2019
The Offensive Weapons Bill has its second reading, the key debate on its purpose and principles, in the House of Lords on Monday 7 January.
This is a public bill (a draft law that affects the public). Members are expected to discuss the key aims and principles behind the bill and may indicate if they intend to propose changes in later stages.
Baroness Williams of Trafford (Conservative) will respond on behalf of the government.
Offensive Weapons Bill
This bill aims to update offenses relating to sale, delivery and possession of and threatening with offensive weapons, including firearms, knives and corrosive substances.