Reply to post: Re: Why?

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

rg287 Silver badge

Re: Why?

I don't think there's ever been a buy-back but I think it sounds like a good idea.

Strictly speaking yes there have, but only in respect of licensed firearms when the Government has banned something (1997/1988/2019) because civil forfeiture is not a thing in the UK.

The view on collecting illegal firearms is that you should be glad to be getting rid of a liability in an amnesty rather than collecting a 5-year custodial sentence.

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