Out of date fire arms ammunition

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Dear Lothian and Borders Police,

Please could you inform me the cost of disposal of fire arms ammunition that was out of date for the period from 11.11.11 to 11.11.12.

Yours faithfully,

Grant Duff

Lothian and Borders Police

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Dear Mr Duff


Thank you for your email received 18 November 2012, seeking information.

Having made enquiries, I can confirm Lothian and Borders Police do not charge a fee to dispose of out-of-date firearms ammunition. This is a service provided under Public Safety. Therefore, Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 applies: Information Not Held applies to your request.

If you have any questions about the above or I can help in any other way, please do not hesitate to get in touch with me again. However, under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, you have the right to appeal if you are dissatisfied with the way in which we have dealt with your enquiry. This should be done within 40 working days of receiving this email. If you wish to appeal please contact Rachel Watson, Head of Force Information Unit, Lothian and Borders Police, Police Headquarters, Fettes Avenue, Edinburgh, EH4 1RB. Please note that subsequent to this internal review there is a right of appeal to the Scottish Information Commissioner, Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes Road, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9DS.

Yours Sincerely

Paul Wallace
Force Information Unit
Lothian and Borders Police

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