Authorizations to Transport Restricted Firearms and Prohibited Firearms Regulations

SOR/98-206

FIREARMS ACT

Registration 1998-03-24

Authorizations to Transport Restricted Firearms and Prohibited Firearms Regulations

P.C. 1998-481 1998-03-24

Whereas, pursuant to section 118 of the Firearms ActFootnote a, the Minister of Justice had a copy of the proposed Authorizations to Transport Restricted Firearms and Prohibited Firearms Regulations, substantially in the annexed form, laid before each House of Parliament on November 27, 1996, which date is at least 30 sitting days before the date of this Order;

Therefore, His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Justice, pursuant to section 117 of the Firearms Acta, hereby makes the annexed Authorizations to Transport Restricted Firearms and Prohibited Firearms Regulations.

INTERPRETATION

 In these Regulations, “Act” means the Firearms Act.

  • SOR/2004-269, s. 2.

THREAT TO SAFETY

 A chief firearms officer may issue to an individual an authorization to transport if the chief firearms officer determines that the transportation of a restricted firearm or prohibited firearm, as the case may be, between two or more specified places will not pose a threat to the safety of the individual or any other individual.

  • SOR/2004-269, s. 1.

MANNER OF APPLICATION

 For the purposes of subsection 54(1) of the Act, an application for an authorization to transport a restricted firearm or prohibited firearm made by an individual, other than a non-resident, who holds a licence and a registration certificate for the firearm or by a non-resident may, in addition to being made in the prescribed form, be made by telephone by either speaking to a person or to an interactive voice response system.

  • SOR/2004-269, s. 3.

INFORMATION

 For the purposes of subsection 54(1) of the Act, an application that is made by telephone under section 1.2 shall include

  • (a) the applicant's name;

  • (b) the reason for transporting the firearm;

  • (c) the frequency, dates and times that the firearm will be transported; and

  • (d) the place of departure and the destination of the transported firearm.

  • SOR/2004-269, s. 3.

 In addition to the information referred to in section 1.3, an application that is made by telephone under section 1.2 by an individual who holds a licence and a registration certificate for the firearm shall include

  • (a) the applicant's licence number;

  • (b) the number of the registration certificate for the firearm;

  • (c) the firearm identification number for the firearm; and

  • (d) if the applicant is an individual other than a non-resident and is not the owner of the firearm, the owner's licence number.

  • SOR/2004-269, s. 3.

 In addition to the information referred to in section 1.3, an application that is made by telephone under section 1.2 by a non-resident who does not hold a licence, or who holds a licence but not a registration certificate for the firearm, shall include

  • (a) the confirmation number of the applicant's declaration provided by a customs officer under section 3 of the Importation and Exportation of Firearms Regulations (Individuals);

  • (b) in the case of a non-resident who does not hold a licence, the applicant's residence address and mailing address;

  • (c) in the case of a non-resident who holds a licence, their licence number;

  • (d) the make, model, type and action of the firearm and its serial number, if any; and

  • (e) the quantity of ammunition that the cartridge magazine of the firearm can contain.

  • SOR/2004-269, s. 3.