Marginal note:Other records of Registrar
85 (1) The Registrar shall establish and maintain a record of
(a) firearms acquired or possessed by the following persons and used by them in the course of their duties or for the purposes of their employment, namely,
(i) peace officers,
(ii) persons training to become police officers or peace officers under the control and supervision of
(A) a police force, or
(B) a police academy or similar institution designated by the federal Minister or the lieutenant governor in council of a province,
(iii) persons or members of a class of persons employed in the public service of Canada or by the government of a province or municipality who are prescribed by the regulations made by the Governor in Council under Part III of the Criminal Code to be public officers, and
(iv) chief firearms officers and firearms officers; and
(b) firearms acquired or possessed by individuals on behalf of, and under the authority of, a police force or a department of the Government of Canada or of a province.
Marginal note:Reporting of acquisitions and transfers
(2) A person referred to in subsection (1) who acquires or transfers a firearm shall have the Registrar informed of the acquisition or transfer.
Marginal note:Destruction of records
(3) The Registrar may destroy any record referred to in subsection (1) at such times and in such circumstances as may be prescribed.
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