Targeting the risk (7519)

Within three months, all chief constables should ensure that their arrangements in respect of the use of temporary permits are in accordance with the Home Office guidance; that temporary permits are properly recorded without delay on the National Firearms Licensing Management System; and that effective systems exist to ensure certificate holders are not permitted, at any time, to remain in unlawful possession of a firearm.

[on]18th September 2015 [status]awaiting-review[/status][/on][on]9th September 2016 [status]complete[/status][/on][on]9th September 2016 [comment]

Cleveland Police do not issue temporary certificates. Due to the processes adopted it never becomes necessary for a certificate to expire.