Surrender and compensation scheme in Scotland for certain offensive weapons: guidance

This guidance provides detailed information on why a Surrender and Compensation Scheme in Scotland for certain offensive weapons is necessary. It also provides guidance on how to surrender an eligible weapon to Police Scotland and receive compensation if appropriate.

7. Contact

If you have a query in relation to your claim, you can send this to the Scottish Government's Criminal Law, Practice and Licensing Unit via email at

If it is in relation to a claim that you have already made, please include your full name and your claim unique reference number given to you by Police Scotland as per your receipt when surrendering your item(s).



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