Originally Posted by raygun
It was after the Dunblane episode that the length rules were brought in. They didn't ban "handguns" but "Short barreled weapons" hence rifles can be caught by the restrictions.
The legislation was the 1997 Firearms Act.
Legal catch all I'd guess Ray but there's seems to be a lot of guess work involved in all this but that's oligarchical systems for you.
I've enjoyed the banter Ray and understand your position but still don't think we're any close as to who/what/why. It's a proper mess.