Air Weapons

Air weapons discharge a projectile by means of compressed air or carbon dioxide. Low-powered air weapons are commonly possessed for target shooting and for vermin control. There have been long standing concerns about the safe use of air weapons. Members of the sport shooting community argue that the current legislative framework is strong enough to police their use.…

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The Ivory Bill

This Commons Briefing Paper on the Ivory Bill covers the Government proposal to ban the commercial use of elephant ivory, with some exceptions. It also include background information on the ivory trade, its impact on wild elephant populations and international efforts to address this. The Bill has its Report Stage in the House of Commons on 4 July 2018.…

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