shotgun certificate

New fees explained

The firearms fees are set to rise by the start of next month (April 6 2015), and so, to ensure our readers are fully aware of the price rise, we have included a handy guide to the new certificate fees. Firearm

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Evidence of unfitness

David Barrington Barnes looks at new guidance to police on firearms and shotgun certificates that deal with understanding what makes a person unfit to hold firearms. Readers may or may not be aware that the police bible in firearms law

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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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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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Welsh MP’s claims “ridiculous”

Calls for stricter firearms law in the UK from Welsh Assembly members have elicited a swift response from BASC. Plaid Cymru member Chris Franks called for a review of the law after learning that 533 Welsh people under 18 have

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