Guidance

Firearms security handbook 2019

The firearms security handbook provides guidance on storing and transporting firearms.

Documents

Firearms security handbook

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Details

The handbook includes:

  • guidance on storing and transporting firearms safely
  • information on construction standards for gun cabinets, armoury rooms, etc
  • illustrations of construction points in a gun cabinet

It also provides guidance for:

  • the police
  • museums and galleries displaying firearms
  • people storing firearms for business purposes, eg firearms dealers

The revised 2019 edition was developed by the Firearms and Explosives Licensing Working Group (FELWG), the National Police Chiefs Council in England, Wales and Scotland, and the British Shooting Sports Council.

Published 1 October 2019