Despite the UK’s handgun ban, can a handgun continue be carried on a UK ship?


Where a handgun is required solely for the humane killing of animals it may continue to be held under the terms of a Firearm Certificate which bears conditions restricting its use to the humane killing of animals. (Ro-ro ferries often carry such a firearm, together with a small amount of ammunition. )


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