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LATEST NEWS

MONTHLY UPDATE
Director's Monthly Update on Trade Issues
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Information
15th November 2019

Do you read the Director's monthly update in Tackle and Guns Magazine?  Through this free trade magazine, as well as getting the latest on products and commentary, Simon writes about all the latest issues affecting the Gun Trade. Novemeber's...

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FIREARMS RULES AMENDMENTS
Two New Statutory Instructions Issued relating to Deactivated Firearms, Under 18 ownership and RFD Registers
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Legislation
31st October 2019

The Government have just incorporated into the Firearms Rules new requirements from 2017 EU Directives on civilian ownership of firearms.  These cover registration with licensing authorities the ownership of deactivated firearms, security issues for...

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Airgun Sports Trust launches at The Game Fair
26th to 28th July. Hatfield House
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Event
26th July 2019

The Game Fair 2019 opens today at Hatfield House, Hertfordshire.  Among the many events taking place in the Brownells Gunmakers' Theatre will be the launch of the new Airgun Sports Trust (AST)  Read more about the AST below, or if you're...

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The Oxford Festival of Shooting & Countryside Date Confirmed
The date for the Oxford Festival of Shooting & Countryside has been confirmed as Saturday 7th September 2019
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Event
11th June 2019

The Oxford Festival of Shooting & Countryside, organised by the Oxford Gun Company, is set to be held on Saturday 7th September at Jericho Farm, the home of the Oxford Gun Company, from 9am to 5pm. The Oxford Festival of Shooting &...

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Opportunity to exhibit in Japan
DSEi Japan 18-20 November 2019
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Event
31st May 2019

The Department for International Trade and the Security Organisation are inviting UK businesses to participate on the UK Defence and Security Stand at DSEi Japan.  The event, which will take place for the first time at Makuhari Messe from November...

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Changes to Brazilian Firearm Laws
Brazilian president signs new decree on firearm ownership and international firearm trade.
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Legislation
24th May 2019

On 7 May this year, changes to the laws on firearm acquisition, registration, possession, and movement of firearms and ammunition were published in the Brazilian Official Gazette. This follows a decree by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who was...

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ABOUT THE GTA

The GTA’s mission is to promote and protect the UK gun trade and it carries out this remit at all levels, from representation at Government to day-to-day queries with Firearms Licensing Officers and local authorities.

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  • Expert help and advice, plus access to the online knowledge base.
  • Representation at all relevant Official bodies, Government, Proof Houses, BSSC & other Trade organisations
  • Discount with selected service partners
  • Regular email updates
  • Marketing and PR support
  • Exclusive news articles
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