(5) Where a registered firearms dealer is convicted of an offence under this Act, or of an offence against the enactments relating to Customs in respect of the import or export of firearms or ammunition, the court may order—
(b) that neither the dealer nor any person who acquires the business of that dealer, nor, if the dealer is a company or firm, any person who took part in the management of the business, and was knowingly a party to the offence, nor any company or firm in the management of which such last-mentioned person is concerned, shall be registered as a firearms dealer; and
§ Amendments made: In Sub-section (5, b), leave out the words "if the dealer is a company or firm."
§ Leave out the words, "nor any company or firm in the management of which such last-mentioned person is concerned."—[Sir J. Baird.]
§ Sir J. BAIRD
I beg to move, at the end of Sub-section (5, b), to add a new paragraph—(c) that any person who, after the date of the Order, employs in the management of his business the dealer convicted of the offence or any person who was knowingly a party to the offence shall not be registered as a firearms dealer or, if so registered, shall be liable to be removed from the register; and.
§ Captain BOWYER
I beg to move, as an Amendment to the proposed Amendment, after the word "order" ["after the date of the order"], to insert the word "knowingly."
§ Amendment to proposed Amendment agreed to.
§ Proposed words, as amended, there inserted in the Bill.