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Charges for information

Under the terms of the publication scheme, we are required to provide details of any information that will be subject to charges.

Our charges are in line with the NPCC guidelines on charging for police services, however Avon and Somerset reserve the right to amend such fees to meet the demands placed on certain areas of the business.

The tables below provide an overview of the relevant charges. The charges listed will be periodically revised and updated.

Section 15 services (Table 1 to 12) are generally subject to VAT at the then-current rate, except where service is required by statute or authority direction.

Make cheques payable to ‘PCC for Avon and Somerset’.

Table 13 and 14 charges are set by reference to Statutory Instruments.

Table 1 – Supply of accident reports

DescriptionAmount (£)
Copy of accident report (full extract up to 30 pages)132.60
Additional pages for the same incident (per page)4.30
Limited particulars (Road Traffic Act details)35.20
Copy of self-reporting/minor accident form35.20
Fatal accident investigation report984.00
Fatal reconstruction video84.70
Rough data (per page)28.20
Copy of scale plan – other than in collision report42.50
Copy of police vehicle examination report (unless provided as full extract)70.60

Table 2 – Copies of photographs

DescriptionAmount (£)
Photographs (first photo)28.20
Each subsequent photograph3.10

Table 3 – Copies of statements – other than in booklets

DescriptionAmount (£)
Per statement (up to three pages)36.30
Additional pages (per page)4.30
Copy of witness statement (witness agrees to the disclosure of, personal details)42.50
Copy of witness statement (witness does not agree to the disclosure, of personal details)56.50
Interview with a police officer (per officer)158.10
Request for a statement to be written by a police officer142.50
Copy of PIC sheets (second copy)28.20
Copy of interview record (only where prepared during the investigative process)56.50
Copies of VHS videotapes (provision for CJS)84.70
Copies of audio tapes84.70
Copies of audio tapes (provision for CJS)35.20
Copies of audio CDs/DVDs20.50

Table 4 – Cancellation charges

DescriptionAmount (£)
If the request is cancelled prior to the searchREFUND
If the search is made prior to cancellation32.10
If the search is made and documents ready for dispatch77.40
Abortive search32.10

Table 5 – Fingerprinting fees

DescriptionAmount (£)
One set79.70
Additional sets thereafter (each)39.80

Table 6 – UK Immigration

DescriptionAmount (£)
The total charge for the initial 1 hour detention period30.30
The total charge for each subsequent 1 hour detention period20.10
Total constant watch charge (additional to normal charges)390.71

Table 7 – Data Protection Act 1998 fees (SI 2000/191)

DescriptionAmount (£)
DPA 1998 – Section 7 Subject Access RequestN/A
DPA 1998 – Section 68 Health Records (Copy)N/A
DPA 1998 – Section 68 Health Records (View)N/A

DPA 1998 – Section 68 Health Records (View and then Copy)N/A

Table 8 – Copy Personnel or Medical File

DescriptionAmount (£)
Standard admin charge27.03
Charge per sheet0.20
Charge per hour of time6.77
PostageAs applicable

Table 9 – Requests for Disclosure of Information

DescriptionAmount (£)
Request for information (up to 2 hours work)89.70
Hourly rate for work above 2 hours (including redaction)30.00

Table 10 – ABI/Lloyds Disclosure of Information (ABI/Lloyds MOU)

DescriptionAmount (£)
Request (crime/lost property number, etc.) – MOU App D(a)30.00
Request (In response to specific questions) – MOU App D(b)127.60
Interview with Police Officer (per Officer) – MOU Para 4.5142.50

Table 11 – Other common items

DescriptionAmount (£)
Crime Report115.50
Incident Log36.50
PNC Convictions35.80
Caution Certificate23.50
Domestic Violence Report54.00
Occurrence Summary18.10
Custody Record18.10

Table 12 – Alarm URN Fees (Set by Secured By Design)

DescriptionAmount (£)
Registration (Intruder)
Registration (Panic Alarm)
Worker Devices up to 10,000
Worker Devices 10,100 – 50,000
Worker Devices 50,001 and over

Table 13 – Firearms Licensing Fees

DescriptionAmount (£)
Firearms certificate grant88.00
Firearms certificate renewal62.00
Firearms certificate replacement4.00
Shotgun certificate grant79.50
Shotgun certificate renewal49.00
Shotgun certificate replacement4.00
Shotgun Certificate grant (co-terminus/including Firearms Certificate)90.00
Shotgun Certificate renewal (co-terminus/including Firearms Certificate)65.00
Visitors Permit (Individual)20.00
Visitors Permit (Group)100.00
Home Office Club approval84.00
Registered firearms dealer issue (registration)200.00
Registered firearms dealer replacement (renewal)200.00
Game Fairs13.00
Variation (not like for like)20.00
Firearms Museum Licence200.00

Table 14 – Other Licensing Fees

DescriptionAmount (£)
Aliens certificates34.00
Pedlars certificates12.25
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