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Offensive Weapons Bill debate 15th Oct 2018

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The Offensive Weapons Bill is to be debated on Monday 15th October 2018. The following amendment, which is the new Clause 3 and which had been unsuccessful in the previous debate, has been re-tabled. The proposed amendment, if accepted, will eliminate the use of Section 11(4) exemption, which is in wide use by NSRA affiliated clubs and organisations, including Scouts and Cadets. Many affiliated clubs benefit from the use of Section 11(4) exemption certificates issued by the NSRA. Any amendment to this valuable legislation will have a significant impact on the management of affiliated clubs and groups. I have reproduced...

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OFFENSIVE WEAPONS BILL AMENDMENT - ACT NOW

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Despite previous assurances the Government has now changed their mind and are proposing to proceed with a ban on rifles with a muzzle energy of more than 10,000 ft lbs (13,600J). This will effectively ban .50 calibre target rifles. Those who participate in target shooting sports other than with the calibres under threat, must understand that the proposed ban is predicated on risk assessment and is not evidence based. If successful, this will set a dangerous precedent for all target shooting sports and in the future will reduce the requirement for evidence based changes to firearms legislation. During the many...

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52nd ISSF World Shooting Championships, Changwon - Results

 

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Congratulations to our British shooters who competed in Changwon, South Korea and who represented GB under the most testing of competitive conditions. The medalling successes are shown in the attached results table, with Seonaid McIntosh achieving a Gold in the 50 metre prone rifle. This success was further enhanced with a team bronze in the prone 50 metre women’s event, with Seonaid and Jennifer McIntosh, together with Zoe Bruce taking the podium. See the links below for full results and for further information on the upcoming Para Sport World Cup in Chatereauroux, starting 24thSeptember.      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2018_ISSF_World_Shooting_Championships  http://britishshooting.org.uk/news/title=Para_Sport_World_Cup_Preview&d=1529

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Storage of Goods

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Storage of purchases made at the NSRA Shop Unfortunately, we have very limited storage facilities in our armoury – which also doubles as our stock room. Therefore, it is necessary that we encourage our customers to take delivery of their goods once purchased. Storage of purchases may be allowed if space permits, but these services will attract a charge. Please telephone 01483 485511 or email sales@nsra.co.uk for a copy of our storage agreements. Thank you for your understanding. Will Hayman – Shop Manager

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