Can I Buy A Gun - VCR act explained

The Violent Crime Reduction bill (VCR act) now limits those who can legitimately be sold Airsoft Pistols and Rifles, but NOT consumables like BB's, Gas, or Accessories. Spares and upgraded parts are also exempt.

There are three types of people who can now legitimately be sold Rifles and Pistols.

Registered Skirmishers.

Theatre, Film & Television Companies, Or individuals who have a requirement for the use of a replica firearm to be used in media production

Members of Military re-enactment groups.

Skirmishers must be a member of a Skirmish site with insurance cover for skirmish activities. If in doubt, check with your site organizer. To purchase you will need to supply details of the site including your membership number. This will then be verified BEFORE your order can be dispatched. for the sake of clarity you do NOT need a UKARA membership number. If you site is part of the UKARA network that is fine, but NOT mandatory.

Theatre and Television groups will need to supply written confirmation of their status. Details will be verified BEFORE goods can be dispatched.

Members of Military re-enactment groups or society's will need to supply written confirmation of their status. Details will be verified BEFORE goods can be dispatched.

Note it is still possible for any one over 18 to purchase an airsoft pistol or rifle, who is not covered by any of the above, however it will then have to be bright red, blue, green, yellow or purple. ESC can supply most, but not all of the guns we sell painted to comply, this is at extra cost usually £10.00.

 

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