Let there be praise where it is due. I had a home visit from a constable from Police Scotland regarding the renewal of both my FAC and Shotgun Certificate. He was based in Stonehaven some 18 miles from Aberdeen and we agreed both the day and time suitable to us both for the inspection. After a short interview and going over the relevant documentation regarding the renewal, he then viewed all my firearms checking their registration numbers and security arrangements regarding the safe keeping of the firearms. I found the constable to be quite familiar with shooting customs and practices. It was a very pleasant interview and inspection. Within ten days my renewed FAC and Shotgun Certificate arrived. Given that four of the days were either a Saturday or a Sunday I must say the turn around time was quite quick given the staffing shortages that we hear so much about here in Scotland regarding the Police.
Are all areas in Scotland just as this efficient regarding FAC applications and renewals?