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firearm

a barrelled weapon of any description from which any shot, bullet or other missile can be discharged. It includes any prohibited weapon, whether a lethal weapon or not. A certificate must be obtained to buy or possess a firearm. There are rules covering imitation firearms.
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Under sections 1 and 2 of the 1968 Firearms Act, it is an offence for a person "to have in their possession or to purchase or acquire" a firearm or ammunition without holding the appropriate certificate.
The Government is serious about firearm safety, but understands the importance of developing laws that firearms users can reasonably comply with.
The firearm shall be confiscated or forfeited in favor of the government after due process.
Explaining that no firearm would be refused, Ch Insp Gould added: "The surrender not only applies to firearms and ammunition, but includes replica firearms, air weapons, BB guns, imitation firearms, component parts and other ballistic items.
In 2013, in the wake of a mass shooting at a movie theater the year prior, Colorado passed a collection of gun control measures, including the creation of a Firearm Relinquishment statute.
Roque Merdegia, Tabanao has a license to own and Possess Firearm (LTOPF) for his guns: an AK-47; a 12-gauge shotgun; and .
Many of these consumers are first-time gun owners who never handled a firearm until they walked into a gun shop.
Firearm Surface Prep takes care of hard-to-reach internals and comes in a 10-ounce aerosol can.
The disposition of a firearm at death is not as easy as putting the firearm on a statement of tangible personal property or leaving the firearm to a traditional terminating revocable trust.
The MAC-10 firearm was found in June according to a report by West Midlands Police to the region's Police and Crime Commissioner.
3 per 100,000 for firearm deaths unrelated to suicide, and 5.
STAFFORDSHIRE Police said seven children were arrested for suspected firearm offences last year, compared with seven in 2014 and six in 2013.