Sources and references

  1. Crown. (2019). The Firearms Act 1968. Available at:
  2. Home Office. (2016). Firearms licensing law. Available at:
  3. Home Office. (2020). Firearms Security Handbook. Available at:
  4. Changes to controls on antique firearms came into effect on 22 March 2021. Certain types of firearms are no longer regarded as antiques. These changes, including how they relate to museums, are described here: