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Shotgun Licences And Firearm Certificates

Volume 981: debated on Monday 24 March 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will consider issuing shotgun licences and firearm certificates on a five-yearly basis.

An increase in the period of validity of certificates would require legislation. As I said in reply to a question by my hon. Friend on 6 March, I have no plans to introduce legislation on firearms.—[Vol. 980, c. 293.]