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Old September 23rd, 2009, 15:27   #18
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Originally Posted by Brian McIlmoyle View Post
Regardless .. even if they are replicas.. its still legal to posses

"Canadian Legal" is nothing more than a marketing ploy
I think the emphasis made by the retailers is on selling and buying.

Forget any greyness about what is a replica or isn't, court ruling, etc. Hell, even forget importing for the moment. Let's say 1:1 scale black airsoft guns are straight up replicas and thus prohibited devices. Even though replica firearms as prohibited devices are legal to own, their transfer was restricted (by providing no legal permission for transfer) from businesses to civilians, and between civilians. Replica was excused from the restrictions on prohibited devices for possession, not transfer.

With that in mind, one can excuse retailers for monikers like "Canadian legal". I don't like the term, but I can understand it.
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