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Where can you find replica guns in the United Kingdom?

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As of September 2014, the sale of replica guns to the general public in the United Kingdom has been banned by the Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006 or VCRA which came into force on October 1, 2007. The importation and sale of replica guns are only allowed under specific situations.

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Under the VCRA, any replica guns that can be mistaken as a real gun is banned from general sale and is only available to purchase only by crown servants, commercial arms fairs, film, TV and theatrical productions. Organizations who hold historical re-enactments or recreational law enforcement skirmishing activities are also exempted from the ban.

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