Canadian Appeal allows MP-5 Megatron to be sold

Canadian Appeal allows MP-5 Megatron to be sold

Monday, August 11th, 2008 10:23pm CDT

Categories: Toy News, Editorials
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Topic Options: View Discussion · Sign in or Join to reply member Proximus posted an article recently regarding toy gun replica laws for Canadian residents. According to a new appeal, the Masterpiece Megatron figure will be legal for purchase for our friends to the north.

Taken from the article:

A recent Canadian International Trade Tribunal ruling has paved the way for a contentious Transformers action toy to be imported into Canada.

At issue was an "MP-5 Destron Leader Megatron" plastic action figure, which the border agency classified as a prohibited device.

The toy can be transformed from a model robot into a purported replica of a Walther model P-38 semi-automatic pistol. Under Canadian customs tariffs, replica firearms cannot be brought into the country.

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