HC Deb 17 May 1976 vol 911 cc326-7W
Mr. Onslow

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what control is currently exercised over the sale and use of Taser devices.

Dr. Summerskill

The Taser device is regarded as a prohibited weapon under Section 5 of the Firearms Act 1968. No authority has been issued for its purchase, sale or possession.