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Deer (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 1982

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1After section 28 of the Deer (Scotland) Act 1959 there shall be inserted the following new section—

28ACancellation of firearms certificates.

(1)In any case where a person is convicted of an offence provided for by any of sections 22 to 25 of this Act the court shall have power (in addition to any other power) to cancel any firearm or shotgun certificate held by him.

(2)Where the court cancels a firearm or shotgun certificate under subsection (1) above—

(a)the court shall cause notice in writing of that fact to be sent to the chief constable by whom the certificate was granted; and

(b)the chief constable shall by notice in writing require the holder of the certificate to surrender it; and

(c)if the holder fails to surrender the certificate within twenty-one days from the date of that requirement, he shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £50..

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