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BASC Scotland

The BASC Scotland team has extensive knowledge and experience in all areas of shooting and conservation. We run a programme of training courses and activity days and provide advice and guidance in all relevant areas.

BASC Scotland Centre, Trochry, Dunkeld, Perthshire, PH8 0DY
Tel: 01350 723 226 Fax: 01350 723 227 email

The BASC Scotland team has extensive knowledge and experience in all areas of shooting and conservation. We run a programme of training courses and activity days and provide advice and guidance in all relevant areas. We also represent your interests in the Scottish press, with politicians and the police and advise Scottish Government on policy issues affecting shooting. The team also specialise in firearms related issues in Scotland.

Sporting rates

Over the last few days the new Sporting Rates assessments have begun appearing in the mail.  In our E-Scope Issue 81 (28 September) we reported on the approach taken by the Assessors as summarised in their practice note

National Firearms and Explosives Licensing

Firearm Certificate Holders – Health and Wellbeing

Police Scotland’s priority is to ensure public safety, operate a firearms licensing process that delivers a quality service to certificate holders across our diverse communities in Scotland and keep people safe. Our firearms community currently includes almost 51,000 firearm and shotgun certificate holders and around 22,000 air weapon certificate holders. We work very closely with our key partners and colleagues in the Scottish Government, Home Office and shooting organisations to create a shooting environment that is safe, compliant with firearms legislation and does not disadvantage our certificate holders.

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Scottish Country Sports

Scotland’s Natural Larder

Partnership for Action Against Wildlife Crime in Scotland

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