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Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015

Paragraph 12 – Use of air weapons at recreational shooting facilities

284.This paragraph sets out the specific exemption that applies to participants at a commercial recreational shooting facility which complies with the requirements at section 23. Sub-paragraph (1)(b) specifies that this exemption only applies while the user is on site – thus they cannot remove air weapons from the premises. Sub-paragraph (2) extends this exemption to apply to employees working at the recreational shooting facility.

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