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Firearms: Certificates

Volume 688: debated on Tuesday 16 January 2007

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How the average cost of administering the issue or renewal of a firearm certificate compares with the fees charged. [HL1155]

The fees charged for granting or renewing a firearms certificate are calculated on the basis of the average costs of administration and are currently set at £50 and £40.

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What procedures exist for an individual to appeal against conditions laid down by chief officers of police for the granting or holding of a firearm certificate. [HL1156]

There is no statutory right of appeal against certificate conditions although unreasonable additions may be challenged by way of judicial review.