Firearms Act

Simon West on protecting shooting

There’s something about our industry that seems to attract government consultations, writes Simon West, head of The Gun Trade Association in the first of his new monthly columns for GTN. This new one is titled ‘Firearms Safety’, something we can

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Posted in Comment

Damaging Bill Amendments Averted

The Public Bill Committee has thrown out amendments to the Offensive Weapons Bill that would have seriously damaged shooting, after listening to advocacy from the likes of BASC. If all the amendments were accepted, the bill would have banned young

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Posted in News

A tale of two parts

When is an AR15 not an AR15? When it’s bought in two halves, says Lachlan Nisbet, who’s recently observed a worrying case to that effect A word of warning regarding the AR15: some constabularies are taking a rather odd view

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Posted in Comment, Legal
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