Originally Posted by martin c
i have no problem with some-one being prosecuted if they allow an' accident' to occur due to negligent storage of an air rifle but it could certainly be the thin end of a very long wedge.
That is the way that I read it as well.
One issue that may raise its head will be the interpretation of the word 'safely'. I am sure we have all heard stories of Firearms officers having different approaches to the gunsafes.