Legislation

Legislation

Surrender of MARS and Lever Release rifles under OWA 2019

Surrender of MARS and Lever Release rifles under the Offensive Weapons Act 2019 NRA Guidance to Owners On 10 December 2020 The Home Office published documents enabling owners to surrender their rifles and ancillary items and claim compensation. The NRA has scrutinised the documents and provides the following advice to members surrendering items in accordance

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Legislation

Offensive Weapons Act 2019 – New prohibitions

New prohibitions The Offensive Weapons Bill was granted Royal Assent today, 16 May 2019, and is now an Act of Parliament. The Act introduces new prohibitions under the Firearms Act 1968 on certain rapid-firing rifles, including lever release and MARS rifles. Prohibited “rapid firing rifles” are those with a chamber from which empty cartridge cases

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