"We are required by Trading Standards to advise that under no circumstances should any attempt be made to strip down and reassemble any air rifle or pistol as they contain very powerful springs or Co2 chambers under pressure, even when the action is not cocked, as very serious injury could be caused".

The law in the UK states that airguns are only allowed to be sold via a face to face transaction. Therefore making it illegal to send airguns, air rifles and silencers via Royal Mail or by Courier. This is where ‘MR Services's Air Gun Delivery Service’ comes in to action. When a customer buys an airgun from our website we can now deliver it straight to their door often within 24 hours.

Airgun Law
Firearms Licensing

Air weapons

Air weapons must be held on a firearms certificate in the following circumstances:
·       Where an air rifle has a muzzle energy of more than 12 ft lbs
·       Where an air pistol has a muzzle energy of more than 6 ft. lbs.
Any air weapon with a muzzle energy below these levels may be held without a licence.

Any air rifle, air gun or air pistol that uses, or is designed or adapted for use with a self-contained gas cartridge system is prohibited. It is an offence to manufacture, sell, purchase, transfer or acquire such a weapon.
It is an offence, punishable by a minimum of 5 years and a maximum of 10 years imprisonment, to possess a self-contained gas cartridge weapon without the necessary firearm certificate to possess one.

Under 14
A person under 14 may use an air gun under the supervision of a person aged 21 or over, on private premises with the consent of the occupier of those premises.

From 14 to 17
A person aged 14 –16 may borrow an air gun from a person aged 18 or over and use it on private property without supervision. A person aged 14 to 17 may only carry an air gun in a public place if under the supervision of someone aged 21 or over and there is a good reason for doing so.

Under 18
Anyone under the age of 18 may borrow and use an air gun for target practice as a member of an approved club, or at a shooting gallery for air guns or miniature rifles.
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