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Firearms Act

Version of section 85 from 2022-05-18 to 2023-10-31:

Marginal note:Other records of Registrar

  •  (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 federal public administration 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;

    • (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;

    • (c) every request for a reference number made to the Registrar under section 23 and, if the request is refused, the reasons for refusing the request; and

    • (d) every reference number that is issued by the Registrar under subsection 23(3) and, with respect to each reference number, the day on which it was issued and the licence numbers of the transferor and transferee.

  • Marginal note:Reporting of acquisitions and transfers

    (2) A person referred to in paragraph (1)(a) or (b) 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.

  • 1995, c. 39, s. 85
  • 2003, c. 22, s. 224(E)
  • 2019, c. 9, s. 10
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