Law and Licensing
A Concise Guide for Shotgun and Rifle Owners
Everyone who uses a cartridge firearm in Great Britain is subject to the provisions of the Firearms Act 1968 -1997, both in terms of what the law prohibits and also to what the licensing system requires from an individual. Here, BASC provides definitive information on how to stay within the law as well as outlining the qualified rights it confers upon shooters.
In this practical guide, one of Britain’s leading experts on firearm law explains:
• Offenses and penalties in the Acts - what you can and cannot do
• The licensing system
• How to apply for a certificate
• The law relating to young people
• Security precautions
• The new medical involvement process
Ignorance of the law is no excuse. Not knowing what the law provides could deprive you of your sport, damage to your wallet or even cost you your liberty. Armed with the information in this book, there should be no danger of any of these happening to you.