Circular 008/2021: Antique firearms

Circular providing advice on changes to regulations affecting some antique firearms. The changes come into effect on 28 December 2021.



This circular sets out amendments to the 2021 Regulations made by The Antique Firearms (Amendment) Regulations 2021 (“the Amendment Regulations”) which come into effect on 28 December 2021.

The Amendment Regulations correct an omission from the 2021 Regulations by adding to paragraph 5 of the Schedule (cartridges for vintage rifles, punt guns and shot guns) “cartridges with bores greater than 10”. The Amendment Regulations also make a number of minor and typographical corrections to the descriptions of other cartridges specified in the Schedule.

Published 14 December 2021