Airsoft Forumotion
Welcome to Airsoft Forumotion now that you login you can post for sale, wanted and swaps.
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» BF4 Game Play
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:29 pm by TizahAirsoft

» What sort
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:27 pm by TizahAirsoft

» Poll
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:24 pm by TizahAirsoft

» HPA still grey area
Sat Sep 09, 2017 12:04 pm by acdc2006

» Poll
Sat Sep 09, 2017 11:52 am by acdc2006

» Your First Airsoft Gun
Fri Sep 08, 2017 8:04 pm by acdc2006

» Poor mans chrono
Fri Sep 08, 2017 7:01 pm by acdc2006

» Squad
Fri Sep 08, 2017 6:44 pm by acdc2006

» Evolution Airsoft
Fri Sep 08, 2017 6:37 pm by acdc2006

Sponsor 2
Flower
October 2017
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     

Calendar Calendar

Top posting users this week

Airsoft Ads
Your Ads Here 1
Sponsor
Flower

Ukara

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Ukara

Post by acdc2006 on Sat Sep 02, 2017 1:02 pm

Why do I need UKARA and what is it?

In the United Kingdom all airsoft guns are classed as Imitation Firearms and as such can only be purchased by over 18's and are divided into two categories:

- Realistic Imitation Firearms - majority of airsoft guns (black, camouflaged ones, etc.) can only be purchased by registered airsoft skirmishers & re-enactors,

- Non-realistic Imitation Firearms - brightly coloured ones (bright green, red, blue, pink, orange, purple, yellow & transparent) are free for purchase by anyone over the age of 18.

If you do not have UKARA registration or other site membership you will only be able to get your airsoft replica after it has been birghtly coloured to order. It is a customization service that we offer for players without membership. Please note that it will take 2-3 working days to get your replica painted to order.

If you would like to know more about UKARA:

UKARA was formed as a response to the drafting of the Violent Crime Reduction Bill in 2006 which later became an Act of Parliament.

UKARA is an association of UK Airsoft Retailers brought together to protect themselves from prosecution and enable a safe method of selling Realistic Imitation Firearms ( RiF's ) to the largest of the permitted purchaser groups in the UK - Airsoft Players.

The onus is on the seller of a RiF to make sure they only sell to a legitimate purchaser, prosecution could result as a failure to do this.

The Governments desire was to have a third party system in place which would track sales to legitimate purchasers of RiF's, checking their eligibility.

UKARA interest was to provide such a system and make it free to sites and players, and as inclusive as possible for the future of their market, without which they would not exist.

This has benefited all players and game sites, as it has produced a framework acceptable to the Government to allow Airsoft as a sport to remain viable.

The UKARA database keeps a record of all participating Airsoft players and game sites, and is used by retailers and the UKBA for verification of sales and imports.

For more details and UKARA Q&A section please checkt their website www.ukara.org.uk
avatar
acdc2006
Admin
Admin

Posts : 19
Join date : 2017-08-31
Age : 53
Location : Skegness

View user profile http://airsoft.forumotion.com

Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum