Open consultation

Statutory guidance to police on firearms licensing

Summary

We are seeking views on draft statutory guidance for the police on firearms licensing, including proposed new arrangements for medical checks for firearms certificates.

This consultation closes at

Consultation description

This consultation seeks public views on how best to ensure that the police carry out their firearms licensing functions in an appropriate manner, with the introduction of statutory guidance. The government will conduct a consultation with the National Police Chiefs Council and the chief constable of Police Scotland, as required by the legislation, alongside this consultation.

Documents

Statutory guidance to police on firearms licensing: government consultation

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Draft firearms statutory guidance

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Impact assessment: medical guidance

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Firearms: Statutory Guidance Consultation

Serious Violence Unit
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Published 23 July 2019