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Statistical Bulletin: Crime and Justice Series: Firearm Certificates Statistics, Scotland, 2009

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Table 7. Firearms dealers (1) : New and renewal applications for registration from dealers (granted and refused); dealers registered at 31 December 2009, by police force area

Number

Police force area

Applications for registration from dealers

Cancellations

Dealers registered at 31 December

Dealers registered at 31 December per 100,000 pop. (2)

New registration

Renewal of registration

Granted

Refused

Granted

Refused

Central

-

-

2

-

-

11

4

Dumfries & Galloway

1

-

7

-

-

30

20

Fife

1

-

-

-

1

17

5

Grampian

5

-

9

-

5

49

9

Lothian & Borders

10

-

3

-

8

30

3

Northern

5

-

5

-

1

61

21

Strathclyde

5

-

14

-

2

85

4

Tayside

2

-

9

-

3

52

13

Scotland

29

-

49

-

20

335

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(1) The number of dealers registered at the end of the year may not equal, the new registrations minus both the renewals refused and the number of cancellations, added to the previous end of year total, as it is possible for dealers to be removed from the register due to of danger to the Public Safety etc. In 2009 there was one dealer in Strathclyde who had their licence revoked.

(2) Population as at mid-June 2009. Source: General Register Office for Scotland.