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Airgun consultation under way

A consultation on tightening airgun laws in England and Wales, first reported on in the December 2017 edition of Gun Trade News, is now open for public responses. Intended to be a wide-ranging review into whether the law is fit

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Petition for pistols

A petition has been raised to repeal the Firearms (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 1997, to legalise the ownership and use of .22 calibre Rimfire pistols for sporting purposes in the UK.

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Wildlife crime unit survives

Safe for another year, the National Wildlife Crime Unit (NWCU) has been guaranteed funding until 31 March 2014. The environment minister Richard Benyon made the announcement, and it is with the assurance of £136,000 funding from the Home Office and Defra that the NWCU can

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