No licence is needed for an air rifle in the UK provided the weapon has muzzle energy of less than 12 foot-pounds, according to the Metropolitan Police. Air rifles can only be purchased and operated without supervision by those over the age of 18.
A firearms certificate is required for any air rifle with muzzle energy greater than 12 foot-pounds along with air pistols with muzzle energy greater than six foot-pounds. According to the British Association for Shooting & Conservation, UK law does not discriminate between air rifles and more powerful weapons that require licences – both are classed as firearms. This means the penalties for breaching the regulations surrounding the use of air rifles can be severe.Learn More
The CIA's World Factbook defines a head of state as an individual who represents a government in a symbolic fashion but does not oversee the daily activities of a country. A head of government, on the other hand, oversees daily executive and legislative activities of a country.Full Answer >
Section 11, Article II, RA 9165 of the Philippine Constitution is titled "Possession of Dangerous Drugs." According to the University of Minnesota Human Rights Library which hosts an archived copy of RA 9165, Section 11 details the penalty for possession of dangerous drugs, as well as the quantity of drugs that incurs the penalty.Full Answer >
Each state has its own rules regarding intrastate probation transfers, which involve the transfer of probation from one county to another. For example, procedures in Oneida County, N.Y., require the offender to receive permission from an assigned probation officer. Parolees would learn more specifics about the procedure during a case review.Full Answer >
Advantages to giving foreign aid include saving lives after a disaster, and encouraging industrial development, which creates jobs; disadvantages include an increased risk of corruption and a dependency on the donor countries. Aid from other countries can create as many problems as it sets out to solve.Full Answer >