What weapons are illegal in Thailand?
Gun laws. The Thai laws applicable to firearms regulation are the Act Controlling Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives, Fireworks and Imitation of Firearms, B.E. 2490 (1947) and Amendments to the Act Controlling Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives, Fireworks and Imitation of Firearms, B.E. 2490 (2017).
What guns can you own in Thailand?
Owning a firearm in Thailand has been legal since 1947. The Act Controlling Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives, Fireworks and Imitation of Firearms only allows people to obtain licenses to own guns for the purposes of self-defense, protection of property, sports or hunting.
Can you legally own a gun in Thailand?
Thailand has had a gun ownership law since 1947. The Act Concerning Firearms, Ammunition, and Explosives allows people to obtain gun licenses for the purposes of self-defense, protection of property, sports or hunting. The law was amended in 2017 to limit gun ownership to Thai citizens only.
How easy is it to get a gun in Thailand?
Easily available guns
However, not all Thais go through the legal channels to get their hands on a gun. “Despite these rules, it is fairly easy to acquire a gun in Thailand. Especially in shops along the Thai-Myanmar and Thai-Cambodian border, they can easily be found,” said Chambers.
How can I get Thai citizenship?
Thai Citizenship Requirements
- You must be at least 18 years old.
- You must have lived in Thailand as a Permanent Resident for at least five years on the same type of visa that you have at the time of application.
- You must have a clean criminal record and no history of trouble with the police.
Why is it illegal to have a silencer?
New South Wales now allows recreational hunters to use of silencers (sound moderators). In other jurisdictions silencers are prohibited because they are seen as being too dangerous and associated with criminal activity. Sound moderators are a public safety issue. If you can’t hear gun shot, then you can’t run.
What states ban silencers?
Silencers are legal in 42 states, including Utah. California, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island have banned civilians from owning the device.
Can I carry a knife in Thailand?
Like you say, so long as they are not carry on you won’t have a problem. Bringing a knife is one thing (if it doesn’t get picked up by bag searches etc), but carrying it around when sightseeing, eating etc isn’t necessary.