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United Kingdom

24 January 2004

Evening Post (UK)

The Government's decision to ban self-contained air cartridge guns without offering owners compensation will lead to "widespread non-compliance", a firearms expert has claimed. Thousands of such guns, which can be easily converted to fire live ammunition, could end up kept illegally under people's beds, Mike Yardley said. The new law, which bans the possession, purchase, manufacture, sale or transfer of weapons using the self-contained air cartridge system, came into... (

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