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All handguns (revolvers, pistols, handguns of any type) of whatever calibre, are prohibited weapons and require authority from the Secretary of State for possession.

The exceptions to this are:

  • historical collections
  • muzzle loading guns
  • guns authorised for humane dispatch

For more information about handguns, contact Firearms Licensing.

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