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Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill: consultation now out

2014 July 1
by Mary Munro

Update

“Opinions sought on air gun controls” BBC
“Air Weapons and Licensing Bill goes out to views” Law Society Journal Online

Following posted on 16.6.14

“Father of toddler murdered with an airgun feels his family’s nine-year wait for stricter laws on the weapons is almost over” Daily Record

Following posted on 15.5.14

“Opponents claim new airgun laws will not cut crime” Herald
“Scottish airgun licensing bill introduced” BBC
“New air weapon laws will give Scotland one of the most ‘robust’ schemes in world, Kenny MacAskill claims” Daily Record
“Air gun licensing plan for Scotland to be unveiled” Scotsman
“New ‘Andrew’s Law’ will mean Scots need licences to own airguns” STV
“Air gun fans enraged by Scottish Government bid for licensing” Scottish Express
“Bill seeks to overhaul licensing laws – and control air weapons” Law Society Journal Online
“Society questions effectiveness of proposed air weapons controls” Law Society Journal Online

Following posted on 5.9.13

“Police chiefs voice concerns over plans to license air guns” Herald

Press release

“Air weapons and licensing proposals to be scrutinised” Scot. Parl. (July 2014)

“Proposals for new licensing laws” Scot. Gov. (May 2014)

See also

Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill

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