Air weapons: a brief guide to safety, Jan 2011

Guidance on safe handling and storage, types of air weapons and air weapons and the law.


Air weapons: a brief guide to safety

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This leaflet is a guide to using and storing your air weapon safely and responsibly. It outlines the current law on air weapons and explains what you can do to be a responsible air weapon user.

Before you start using your air weapon, you should read this leaflet and familiarise yourself with its contents. For the purposes of this leaflet, references to ‘air weapons’ include air pistols, air guns and air rifles.