Regulations Prescribing Certain Firearms and Other Weapons, Components and Parts of Weapons, Accessories, Cartridge Magazines, Ammunition and Projectiles as Prohibited, Restricted or Non-Restricted

SOR/98-462

CRIMINAL CODE

Registration 1998-09-16

Regulations Prescribing Certain Firearms and Other Weapons, Components and Parts of Weapons, Accessories, Cartridge Magazines, Ammunition and Projectiles as Prohibited, Restricted or Non-Restricted

P.C. 1998-1662  1998-09-16

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Justice, pursuant to the definitions “prohibited ammunition”Footnote a, “prohibited device”Footnote a, “prohibited firearm”Footnote a, “prohibited weapon”Footnote a and “restricted firearm”Footnote a in subsection 84(1) and to subsection 117.15(1)Footnote a of the Criminal Code, hereby makes the annexed Regulations Prescribing Certain Firearms and other Weapons, Components and Parts of Weapons, Accessories, Cartridge Magazines, Ammunition and Projectiles as Prohibited or Restricted.

Interpretation

 In these Regulations, “semi-automatic”, in respect of a firearm, means a firearm that is equipped with a mechanism that, following the discharge of a cartridge, automatically operates to complete any part of the reloading cycle necessary to prepare for the discharge of the next cartridge.

Prescription

 The firearms listed in Part 1 of the schedule are prohibited firearms for the purposes of paragraph (d) of the definition “prohibited firearm” in subsection 84(1) of the Criminal Code.

 The firearms listed in Part 2 of the schedule are restricted firearms for the purposes of paragraph (d) of the definition restricted firearm in subsection 84(1) of the Criminal Code, except for those firearms that are prohibited firearms within the meaning of paragraph (b) or (c) of the definition prohibited firearm in that subsection.

  • SOR/2015-213, s. 2.

 The firearms listed in Part 2.1 of the schedule that have a barrel that is less than 470 mm in length, and firearms listed in items 3, 4, 6, 7, 9 and 10 of that Part that do not have a barrel, are restricted firearms for the purposes of paragraph (d) of the definition restricted firearm in subsection 84(1) of the Criminal Code, except for those firearms that

  • (a) discharge projectiles in rapid succession during one pressure of the trigger; or

  • (b) are prohibited firearms within the meaning of paragraph (b) of the definition prohibited firearm in subsection 84(1) of the Criminal Code.

  • SOR/2015-213, s. 2.

 The firearms listed in Part 2.1 of the schedule that have a barrel that is at least 470 mm in length, and the firearms listed in items 1, 2, 5, 8 and 11 to 15 of that Part that do not have a barrel, are non-restricted firearms for the purposes of paragraph (b) of the definition non-restricted firearm in subsection 84(1) of the Criminal Code, except for those firearms that

  • (a) discharge projectiles in rapid succession during one pressure of the trigger; or

  • (b) are prohibited firearms within the meaning of paragraph (b) of the definition prohibited firearm in subsection 84(1) of the Criminal Code.

  • SOR/2015-213, s. 2.

 The weapons listed in Part 3 of the schedule are prohibited weapons for the purposes of paragraph (b) of the definition “prohibited weapon” in subsection 84(1) of the Criminal Code.

 The components and parts of weapons, accessories, and cartridge magazines listed in Part 4 of the schedule are prohibited devices for the purposes of paragraphs (a) and (d) of the definition “prohibited device” in subsection 84(1) of the Criminal Code.

 The ammunition and projectiles listed in Part 5 of the schedule are prohibited ammunition for the purposes of the definition “prohibited ammunition” in subsection 84(1) of the Criminal Code.

Coming into Force

 These Regulations come into force on December 1, 1998.

  • SOR/98-472, s. 1.
 
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