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Statistical Bulletin: Crime and Justice Series: Firearm Certificates Statistics, Scotland, 2008

DescriptionA summary of the number of firearm and shotgun certificates granted, renewed and revoked over the past decade at a police force and Scotland level.
ISBN978-0-7559-7528
Official Print Publication DateMay 2009
Website Publication DateMay 12, 2009

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A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

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, 1999-2008
Table 2 Firearm certificates : Applications for new and renewals (granted and refused); variations, cancellations, revocations and certificates on issue at 31 December 2008, by police force area
Table 2A Firearm certificates : Number of cancellations, revocations and certificates and percentage on issue at 31 December, 1999-2008
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, 2008

Shot gun certificates

Table 4 Shot gun certificates : New applications (granted and refused) and certificates on issue at 31 December, 1999-2008
Table 5 Shot gun certificates : Applications for new and renewals (granted and refused); cancellations, revocations and certificates on issue at 31 December 2008, by police force area
Table 5A Shot gun certificates : Number of cancellations, revocations and certificates and percentage on issue at 31 December, 1999-2008

Firearm dealers

Table 6 Firearms dealers : New applications for registration (of which granted and refused) and dealers registered at 31 December, 1999-2008
Table 7 Firearms dealers : New and renewal applications for registration from dealers (granted and refused); dealers registered at 31 December 2008, by police force area

Visitors' Permits

Table 8 Visitors' Permits : Number of applications from EC and non- EC residents by police force area, 2008

European Firearm Passes

Table 9 European Firearm Passes : Applications for new and renewals; variations, cancellations and passes on issue at 31 December 2008, by police force area

Article 7 Authorities

Table 10 Number of applications (granted) by certificate and non-certificate holders and for possession outside UK, 1999-2008

5. Annex : Notes on statistics used in this bulletin

Scottish Government Statistician Group