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Firearms Act

Version of section 46 from 2003-01-01 to 2014-12-31:

The following provision is not in force.

Marginal note:Authorization to import

 An authorization to import goods described in section 43 may be issued to a business only if the business that applies for such an authorization

  • (a) holds a licence authorizing it to acquire and possess those goods, except where those goods are to be shipped in transit through Canada by a business that does not carry on business in Canada;

  • (b) identifies those goods in the prescribed manner;

  • (c) in the case of either a firearm that is not a prohibited firearm or a restricted weapon, specifies the purpose for the importation;

  • (d) in the case of a prohibited firearm, prohibited weapon, prohibited device, component or part designed exclusively for use in the manufacture of or assembly into an automatic firearm or prohibited ammunition, specifies the prescribed purpose for the importation;

  • (e) indicates the destination in Canada of those goods; and

  • (f) provides the Registrar with the prescribed information and any other information reasonably required by the Registrar.

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