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14 December 2012

BBC News

Air gun owners will need a licence under plans due to be announced by the Scottish government. Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill will launch a consultation on how the new licensing regime for air weapons will work. Powers to legislate on air weapons were devolved to Holyrood under the Scotland Act 2012. It is estimated there could be as many as half a million unlicensed air guns in Scotland. The campaign to tighten air gun controls gathered momentum after the death... (

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