Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Former Garda Consultant. 2009 ‘'Cooling Down' Period.’ Personal correspondence with former Garda consultant. Sydney: 5 March
There is no official 'cool down' period between the time of the application and the issue of the certificate. But in practice, especially with regard to handgun certificates during the 'open window' handgun period, intentional slow progress and red tape by Garda officials created an ad hoc 'cool down' period.