3. Bladed article/offensive weapon, possession of

Criminal Justice Act 1988, s.139 (bladed article); Prevention of Crime Act 1953, s.1 (offensive weapon)
Effective from: 4 August 2008

Consider a reduction for a guilty plea

Consider ancillary orders, including compensation

View guidance on available ancillary orders and compensation.

Consider deprivation of property (including weapon)

Decide sentence

Give reasons