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Firearms Act

Version of section 33 from 2003-01-01 to 2012-04-04:

Marginal note:Authorization to lend

 Subject to section 34, a person may lend a firearm only if

  • (a) the person

    • (i) has reasonable grounds to believe that the borrower holds a licence authorizing the borrower to possess that kind of firearm, and

    • (ii) lends the borrower the registration certificate for the firearm, except in the case of a borrower who uses the firearm to hunt or trap in order to sustain himself or herself or his or her family; or

  • (b) the borrower uses the firearm under the direct and immediate supervision of the person in the same manner in which the person may lawfully use it.

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