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UK. 2007 ‘Domestic Laws and Procedures to Control Production, Transfer of SALW.’ National Report of the United Kingdom on its Implementation of the Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA), p. 1. New York, NY: Counter Proliferation Department / Foreign and Commonwealth Office. 31 March

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Domestic Laws and Procedures to Control Production, Transfer of SALW.

The main control on firearms in England, Scotland and Wales (Great Britain) is the 'Firearms Act 1968'. There have been several amendment Acts between 1982 and
1997…

The licensing system includes the need for character references and demonstrating a good reason to possess a weapon. Among the factors that can be taken into account is the applicant's history of violence.

[SALW = small arms and light weapons]

ID: Q1611

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