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United Kingdom

18 January 2012

BBC News

Police revoked just two shotgun certificates given to children in the past decade, according to the Countryside Alliance. The campaign group released the figures as MPs prepare to debate whether to introduce a minimum age of 14 for holding a shotgun certificate. More than 7,000 under-18s received certificates between 2008 and 2010. There is currently no minimum age for qualifying, but an anti-gun group said under-18s should not get certificates. In a Freedom of... (

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