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Firearms Act

Version of section 71 from 2003-01-01 to 2005-04-09:

Marginal note:Revocation of registration certificate

  •  (1) The Registrar

    • (a) may revoke a registration certificate for any good and sufficient reason; and

    • (b) shall revoke a registration certificate for a firearm held by an individual where the Registrar is informed by a chief firearms officer under section 67 that the firearm is not being used for

      • (i) the purpose for which the individual acquired it, or

      • (ii) in the case of a firearm possessed by the individual on the commencement day, the purpose specified by the individual in the licence application.

  • Marginal note:Automatic revocation of registration certificate

    (2) A registration certificate for a prohibited firearm referred to in subsection 12(3) (pre-August 1, 1992 converted automatic firearms) is automatically revoked on the change of any alteration in the prohibited firearm that was described in the application for the registration certificate.

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