Yesterday Directive 2017/853 was published which is the new EU Firearm Directive. It will be in effect on June 13th 2017 and member states have till 13 September 2018 to implement it’s rules. For Airsoft please direct your attention to page 4 article 27.
A milestone for our sport as the word Airsoft is being specifically named!
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