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Proposals for Licensing Air Weapons in Scotland

Proposals for Licensing Air Weapons in Scotland

Friday, December 14, 2012

ISBN: 9781782562214

A consultation seeking views on Scottish Government proposals for how best to introduce an air weapon licensing system.

Executive Summary

The Scotland Act 2012 included provisions to transfer the responsibility for air weapon legislation from Westminster to the Scottish Parliament. These provisions came into effect on 3 July 2012. This paper sets out Scottish Government proposals to introduce a practical and proportionate licensing regime for air weapons.