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Does An Air Rifle Need A Licence In The U.k.?

Shooting the the UK is governed by extremely strict firearms laws. You do not need a license to own and air rifle or pistol providing it is not capable of exceeding certain power limits. The power limit is set at 12 ft. lbs. For air rifles and 6 ft. lbs. For air pistols. These power limits are for any brand of pellet and it is your responsibility to ensure that the gun has a legal power output at all times. Special rules apply however, in Northern Ireland. More »
Popular Questions
What is the maximum muzzle velocity of an air rifle that you can fire in the UK without a licence?
The power limit is set at 12 ft. lbs. For air rifles and 6 ft. lbs. For air pistols. But I suggest you read the attached link Below for a complete answer.  wiki.answers.com
How does one go about getting an air rifle licence in the UK?
The Chavs beat people to death because they can get away with it. They pull that stunt over here, specifically in Florida here in the states, they're likely to get shot dead, which would prevent that particular chav from repeating that behavior. An  answers.yahoo.com
How strong does an an air rifle need to be for shooting rabbits..etc?
I'm going to give you my opinion based on hunting with airguns for 46 years. Then I'm going to give you some airgun hunting web sites so that you can do some reading. IMO it takes "around" 6.00fpe at impact with proper shot placement and hunting  uk.answers.yahoo.com
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