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Scotland Act 2012

Section 10: Air weapons

43.This section amends Section B4 of Part 2 of Schedule 5 to the 1998 Act to create an exception to that reservation. Section B4 reserves the subject matter of Firearms Acts 1968 to 1997.

44.The amendment gives legislative competence to the Scottish Parliament in relation to the regulation of air weapons within the meaning of section 1(3)(b) of the Firearms Act 1968.

45.The Secretary of State retains the power under section 53 of the Firearms Act 1968 and section 1(4) of the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1988 to make rules and orders relating to specially dangerous weapons.

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