Citation(s) from the literature library

UK. 1968 ‘Business and Other Transactions with Firearms and Ammunition.’ Firearms Act 1968, Revised Statute 2008; Part 1 (Chapter 27). London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office / HMSO. 30 May

Relevant contents

3 Business and other transactions with firearms and ammunition

(1) A person commits an offence if, by way of trade or business, he —

(a) manufactures, sells, transfers, repairs, tests or proves any firearm or ammunition to which section 1 of this Act applies, or a shot gun;
(b) exposes for sale or transfer, or has in his possession for sale, transfer, repair, test or proof any such firearm or ammunition, or a shot gun,
(c) sells or transfers an air weapon, exposes such a weapon for sale or transfer or has such a weapon in his possession for sale or transfer,

without being registered under this Act as a firearms dealer.

(2) It is an offence for a person to sell or transfer to any other person in the United Kingdom, other than a registered firearms dealer, any firearm or ammunition to which section 1 of this Act applies, or a shot gun, unless that other produces a firearm certificate authorising him to purchase or acquire it or, as the case may be, his shot gun certificate, or shows that he is by virtue of this Act entitled to purchase or acquire it without holding a certificate.

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