Reply to post: Re: "no requirement of 'registration' for deactivated firearms"

UK Home Office: We will register thousands of deactivated firearms with no database

Alister Silver badge

Re: "no requirement of 'registration' for deactivated firearms"

Probably because 'deactivated' is potentially reversible.

If you read TFA it does say that if a firearm is deactivated to meet UK requirements it involves welding solid the barrel and chamber, and cutting away sections of the action, so reactivation is unlikely or improbable.

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