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Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015

Section 68 – Abolition of requirement to retain metal for 48 hours

216.This section repeals section 31 of the 1982 Act to remove the mandatory requirement that metal dealers should not process metal for 48 hours after receiving it. This would allow a dealer to process metal quickly (which may be required for the safe operation of the site).

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