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Firearms Act

Version of section 85 from 2005-04-01 to 2022-05-17:

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; 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.

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

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