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Have you been charged with a firearms offence?
Firearms offences vary from possessing firearms to being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm. Possessing an imitation firearm can be considered a firearm offence.
The Courts often impose very harsh penalties for firearm offences.
Some issues in firearms cases are;
- Was the firearm / gun capable of being used?
- Why did you have the firearm / gun with you on that particular day?
Clink on the links below to read further legal information regarding specific firearms charges:
- Ammunition – Possessing, Acquiring or Carrying
- Carry a Loaded Firearm in a Town, Populous Place, or Public Thoroughfare/Place
- Control of Body Armour
- Control of Use of Dangerous Articles
- Fail to Ensure Ammunition is Carried/Used in a Secure Manner and is Not Lost/Stolen
- Fail to Store Category A or B Longarm Correctly
- Possess Cartridge Ammunition
- Possessing a Longarm Without License
- Possessing an Unregistered Long Arm
- Possessing Certain Types of Handguns
- Possessing Controlled Weapon
- Possessing Trafficable Quantity of Unregistered Firearms
- Possessing, Carrying or Using a Handgun Without a Licence (Non-Prohibited Person)
- Possessing, Using, or Carrying an Unregistered Handgun
- Prohibited Person Possessing Firearms
- Prohibited Weapons
- Store Firearm or Ammunition in an Insecure Manner
- Unlicensed Own Category A or B Longarm
- Unlicensed Own Category C or D Longarm or Handgun
- Using Firearms to Resist Arrest
Can’t find the offence you’re looking for? Check out our alphabetised list of all the criminal offences on our site.