Monthly Archives: June 2017

Airsoft and the Law

Airsoft and airsoft guns occupy a bit of a grey area of British law. For years, the government failed to differentiate replica firearms and airsoft guns from the real thing. The result? An intolerant legal system with little sympathy for authentic airsoft enthusiasts and heavy limitations on legitimate businesses. From the 2nd May 2017 the Policing & Crime Act (2017) introduced an exception from the classification for airsoft guns as firearms, so long as they meet certain criteria. But it’s taken us quite a while to get here…
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