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Air weapon certificatesS

8Duration of air weapon certificateS

(1)An air weapon certificate expires (unless earlier revoked or cancelled)—

(a)in the case of a certificate granted to an individual under the age of 18, when the individual attains the age of 18,

(b)in any other case, at the end of the period of 5 years beginning with the date on which the certificate is granted or renewed.

(2)Where an individual has applied for the renewal of an air weapon certificate before its expiry but the chief constable has not, as at the date of its expiry, determined whether or not to grant the renewal, the certificate is to continue to have effect until the application is determined.

(3)The Scottish Ministers may by regulations amend subsection (1)(b) to specify a different period.

Commencement Information

I1S. 8(1) in force at 1.7.2016 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2016/130, art. 2, sch. (with arts. 5, 6)

I2S. 8(1) in force at 31.12.2016 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2016/130, art. 3(a) (with art. 4)

I3S. 8(2)(3) in force at 31.12.2016 by S.S.I. 2016/130, art. 3(a) (with art. 4)