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Parker, Sarah. 2011 ‘Balancing Act: Regulation of Civilian Firearm Possession.’ Small Arms Survey 2011: States of Security; Chapter 9 (Table 9.2), p. 271. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 6 July

Relevant contents

Table 9.2 - Overview of Prohibited and Restricted Firearms for Civilian Possession

United Kingdom:

- Automatic Firearms: prohibited for civilian possession (with no or limited exceptions)

- Semi-automatic Firearms: prohibited for civilian possession (with no or limited exceptions) - some

- Handguns: prohibited for civilian possession (with no or limited exceptions)

- Penalty for Possessing Prohibited Firearm: 5 years (with or without fine, unspecified)

- Registration: Police keep a register of dealers; dealers and manufacturers must keep a register of all transactions

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