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Firearms Act

Version of section 23.2 from 2012-04-05 to 2023-12-14:

Marginal note:Authorization to transfer prohibited or restricted firearms

  •  (1) A person may transfer a prohibited firearm or a restricted firearm if, at the time of the transfer,

    • (a) the transferee holds a licence authorizing the transferee to acquire and possess that kind of firearm;

    • (b) the transferor has no reason to believe that the transferee is not authorized to acquire and possess that kind of firearm;

    • (c) the transferor informs the Registrar of the transfer;

    • (d) if the transferee is an individual, the transferor informs a chief firearms officer of the transfer and obtains the authorization of the chief firearms officer for the transfer;

    • (e) a new registration certificate for the firearm is issued in accordance with this Act; and

    • (f) the prescribed conditions are met.

  • Marginal note:Notice

    (2) If, after being informed of a proposed transfer of a firearm, the Registrar decides to refuse to issue a registration certificate for the firearm, the Registrar shall inform a chief firearms officer of that decision.

  • 2012, c. 6, s. 11

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