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Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015

Paragraph 5 – Artistic performers

276.This paragraph allows an individual taking part in a theatrical performance, a rehearsal, or a film production – as defined by sub-paragraph (2) – to possess and use an air weapon without holding an air weapon certificate. This exemption only applies to the performer involved, and only for the duration of the performance. This exemption does not permit purchase or acquisition of an air weapon.

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