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Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015

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9Alignment of different types of certificate

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(1)Subsection (2) applies where an individual—

(a)holds a firearm or shot gun certificate, and

(b)makes an application for the grant or renewal of an air weapon certificate under section 3.

(2)Where this subsection applies, the applicant may request that the chief constable grant or renew an air weapon certificate for such shorter period than is provided for in section 8 as is appropriate to secure that it expires on the same day as the applicant’s firearm or shot gun certificate (or, if the applicant holds both a firearm and shot gun certificate, either of them).

(3)Subsection (4) applies where an individual—

(a)holds an air weapon certificate, and

(b)makes an application for the grant or renewal of a firearm or shot gun certificate under the 1968 Act.

(4)Where this subsection applies, the applicant may make an application under section 3 of this Act for the air weapon certificate to be renewed as from the same day as that on which the firearm or shot gun certificate is granted or renewed.

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