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Policing and Crime Act 2017—firearms and pyrotechnic articles

Published on: 20 February 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Policing and Crime Act 2017—firearms and pyrotechnic articles
  • Original news
  • What are the most significant changes brought about by PCA 2017 in relation to firearms and pyrotechnic articles? And why are these changes significant?
  • A firearm is defined in terms of its lethality
  • The component part of a firearm that is subject to licensing is defined for the first time
  • Lethality of air soft weapons defined
  • Antique firearms defined for the first time
  • Conversion of imitation firearms into real ones
  • Deficiently deactivated weapons
  • Expanding rifle ammunition
  • More...

Article summary

Corporate Crime analysis: What will the Policing and Crime Act 2017 (PCA 2017) mean in practice? Peter Glenser, a barrister at 9 Bedford Row Chambers, takes a closer look at the provisions contained in Part 6 relating to firearms and pyrotechnic articles. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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