The below is for guidance only, we are in no way qualified to offer legal advise and accept no responsibility for any actions, our advise below is to help insure safe gun use and is for guidance only.
If in doubt always consult your local police authority for advise.
AIR GUN LAW AND GUIDELINES
- All airgun sales must be completed by way of face to face sales with proof of I.D required (two forms of ID).
- It is an offence for anyone under the age of 18 to carry an air gun, or ammunition in a public place even if the gun is covered.
- It is an offence for anyone between the age of 14 and 18 to shoot an air gun without the supervision of a person over the age of 21.
- It is an offence for anyone under the age of 14 to own, hire or buy an air gun.
- It is an offence to shoot an airgun beyond the boundaries of private land, where you have been given permission to shoot.
- Never carry a air weapon loaded or ammunition with the weapon even if not loaded.
- Never point a gun at anyone even if you think it is unloaded.
- Always treat a air weapon as loaded.
REPLICA GUN LAWS AND GUIDELINES
- The minimum age to purchase a realistic imitation firearm (RIF) is 18.
- To purchase a realistic imitation firearm (RIF) you must have a defence to purchase I.E Airsoft skirmisher, Re-enactor under the violate crime reduction act (VCRA).
- The minimum age to purchase a imitation firearm is 18 (2 Tone Guns).
- If you cause distress of affray in a public place with a replica firearm you will be arrested under the VCRA and could be prosecuted under the firearms act.
- If the police are called to a incident with a replica firearms, they will treat it as a real gun.
- Never point a replica gun at anyone even if you think it is not loaded.
- Never use a airsoft gun beyond private land where you have been given permission to shoot.
- Treat any replica gun as real, as the Police and members of the public will treat it as real.
Action Hobbies accepts no responsibility for the improper use of replica guns and air rifles, by purchasing from us you are agreeing to our terms and conditions.
The law and guidelines are there to protect you and others around you. Use the gun wisely and you will have hours of fun.