.50 Cal

Staying On Point

‘Rules on buying and selling knives are under review by the Government, with plans afoot to crack down on some items being delivered to customers. But could the changes actually present some terrific opportunities for retailers? Over the last couple

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Public Consultation for .50 cal Amendment

The government has decided to proceed with an amendment to remove the ban on high-energy rifles (most significantly .50 cals) from the Offensive Weapons Bill, and will now pass it to the House of Lords for consideration. The amendment passed

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Fifty Cal Fight Goes On

Campaigning continues against proposals contained within the Offensive Weapons Bill after a Commons debate scheduled for 15 October was delayed. The Bill was due to have its third reading, but – according to the Commons leader – urgent oral statements

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BASC Hit Back At Offensive Weapons Bill

BASC supplied evidence to the members of the parliamentary Public Bill committee on why proposals to ban large-calibre rifles, contained in the Offensive Weapons Bill, are a bad idea. When asked about the implications of the proposal, which would affect

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Death by Consultation

Gun Trade News reports on government policy reviews into legislation affecting airguns, antique guns, MARS actions and .50 cals

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