firearms certificate

Certificate fee rise blocked

David Cameron has come under pressure for apparently intervening to prevent a rise in the cost of shotgun and firearm certificates. Norman Baker, a Liberal Democrat home office minister, had put forward plans to increase the cost of certificates –

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Concerning a certificate

Legal consultant David Barrington Barnes looks at common confusions, misdemeanours and errors regarding firearms certificates that could result in losing it As 75 per cent of our Shooting Law’s legal consultancy relates to firearms and shotgun certificate issues, our preoccupation

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Posted in Countryside Law

Sensitive Information

There are few things most Modern Gamekeeping readers value more than their firearms certificate and shotgun licence. Of course, in mixed company, we will put wives, girlfriends and offspring higher on the list, but there are few things that bring

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BASC boosts membership package

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation has announced that it will soon be able to offer £100,000 of legal expenses cover for appeals against firearms licensing decisions. The cover will become part of the membership insurance package from 1

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Counting the Legal Cost

I intend to use my article this issue to highlight the unfair position of the appellant in Firearms Act appeals. This may be you one day, so it’s an important topic to be aware of. In several sets of circumstances the

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Distinctions and definitions

Shooting law expert David Barrington Barnes knows airguns make great pest control tools in and around buildings, but advises being aware of Section 1 of the Firearms Act

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Shooting Near The Highway

Expert lawyer Stephen Ede from Bridge McFarland solicitors looks at the legal implications that affect many shooters operating near roadways. Many gamekeepers and other enthusiasts engaged in their chosen sport will often come close to public highways during the course

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