CA v Chief Constable

Firearms – Shotgun certificate. Sheriff Court. Dismissing an appeal against a chief police officer's refusal to grant a shotgun certificate, the court held that the appellant could not be permitted to possess a shotgun as his tendency towards non-compliance with the law, together with the presence in the family home of his partner's teenage son, who had a history of behavioural difficulties would, on the balance of probabilities, create a risk of danger to public safety.

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