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Firearms Law

We believe that it is vitally important that anyone interested in target shooting as a sport, be aware of the rules and regulations imposed on it. The links below are of general interest, but some should be viewed as a matter of importance. If you are serious about starting to target shoot, then make yourself aware of the current laws and issues. More information can be gained from the national associations on the links page.


1988 Firearms Act

Part of the firearms act. Also look for 1968 and 1997 amendments to the firearms act, on the HMSO website.

Home Office Firearms Guidance to Police

The guidance to the police is a must, as it expresses the limitations and possibilities within the sport at this present time. This .pdf document will also inform you of your responsibilities and how to go about starting target shooting as a sport. Follow  download links for current information: Home Office Guidance on Shooting Clubs


FAC Application &


You will find guidance and forms by visiting the Sussex Police Firearms Licensing web-pages via the link below:


Firearms Safety

At Novio Magnum we take firearms safety seriously and you will be continually tested on your competency - below we supply a crib sheet of safe firearm use.

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Safe Shooting System

Additionally we also promote the NRA Safe Shooting System in the club. Using firearms safely will allow you to work towards getting you safe Shooters Card so you can shoot on Bisley ranges. The SSS can be viewed via the link below

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Bisley Range Orders & Bisley Bible

When shooting at Bisley it is imperative we all understand the Range Orders and Regulaions. These can be found via the links below:

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