Legislation

Legislation

DEADLINE APPROACHES FOR ANTIQUE FIREARMS LAW CHANGE

From 22 September, owners of certain firearms previously regarded as antique will require a Firearm Certificate to retain possession There are two important relaxations of the normal firearm certificate legislation in respect of former antique firearms.  The owner will not need to demonstrate good reason for possession; and A former antique firearm may be held

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Antiques Legislation – Changes to the Obsolete Cartridge List

Regarding the short note on page 7 of the NRA Summer 2021 Journal the following clarification may assist collectors. There are seven items coming off the Obsolete Cartridge List and they are all revolvers. They may be sold by the existing owner until the end of the Transition Period as Sect 58(2) and afterwards via

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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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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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