Legislation

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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