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Rifle Clubs

Volume 887: debated on Wednesday 5 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many rifle clubs there are in Scotland.

The number of clubs in Scotland holding the approval of the Secretary of State under Section 11(3) of the Firearms Act 1968 or corresponding provisions of previous enactments is of the order of 400. Some of these clubs may be no longer active and the figure does not include clubs operating under other provisions of the Act in circumstances where approval is not required.