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Statistical Bulletin Crime and Justice Series: Firearm Certificates Statistics, Scotland, 2007

DescriptionStatistics relating to firearm and shot gun certificates.
ISBN0264 1178
Official Print Publication DateMay 2008
Website Publication DateMay 27, 2008

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NS logo27 May 2008

ISBN 978 0 7559 7114 5
ISSN 0264 1178

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Contents

1. Introduction

2. Main Points

3. Commentary :
Firearm Certificates
Shot Gun Certificates
Firearm Dealers
Visitor's Permits
European Firearm Passes
Article 7 Authorities

4. Appendix of tables

Firearm certificates
Table 1
Firearm certificates : New applications (granted and refused) and certificates on issue at 31 December, 1998-2007
Table 2 Firearm certificates : Applications for new and renewals (granted and refused); variations, cancellations, revocations and certificates on issue at 31 December 2007, by police force area
Table 2A Firearm certificates : Number of cancellations, revocations and certificates and percentage on issue at 31 December, 1998-2007
Table 3 Firearm certificates : Number of firearms possessed on certificate and firearms authorised to be purchased or acquired on certificate in force at the end of the year by type of weapon, 2007

Shot gun certificates
Table 4 Shot gun certificates : New applications (granted and refused) and certificates on issue at 31 December, 1998-2007
Table 5 Shot gun certificates : Applications for new and renewals (granted and refused); cancellations, revocations and certificates on issue at 31 December 2007, by police force area
Table 5A Shot gun certificates : Number of cancellations, revocations and certificates and percentage on issue at 31 December, 1998-2007

Firearm dealers
Table 6 Firearms dealers : New applications for registration (of which granted and refused) and dealers registered at 31 December, 1998-2007
Table 7 Firearms dealers : New and renewal applications for registration from dealers (granted and refused); dealers registered at 31 December 2007, by police force area

Visitors' Permits
Table 8 Visitors' Permits : Number of applications from EC and non- EC residents by police force area, 2007

European Firearm Passes
Table 9 European Firearm Passes : Applications for new and renewals; variations, cancellations and passes on issue at 31 December 2007, by police force area

Article 7 Authorities
Table 10 Number of applications (granted) by certificate and non-certificate holders and for possession outside UK, 1998-2007

5. Annex : Notes on statistics used in this bulletin

Scottish Government Statistician Group