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Air weapon licensing in Scotland: guide

Published: 22 Feb 2019

Guidance published by Scottish Ministers on the practical application of the Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015.

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47 page PDF

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Contents
Air weapon licensing in Scotland: guide
Appendix 8: Abbreviations Used in this Guide

47 page PDF

416.9 kB

Appendix 8: Abbreviations Used in this Guide

"the 1968 Act" – the Firearms Act 1968

"the 2015 Act" – the Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015

"the 2016 Regulations" – the Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Regulations 2016

"FEO" – a Firearms Enquiry Officer

"PSOS" – the Police Service of Scotland

"Police Scotland" – the Police Service of Scotland

"RFD" – a registered firearms dealer

Note

Within the meaning of "air weapon" as set out in section 1 of the 2015 Act, and Chapter 2 of this guidance, the term air weapon means "air rifle, air gun or air pistol".


Contact

Central enquiry unit: ceu@gov.scot