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Firearms Act

Version of section 23 from 2003-01-01 to 2005-04-09:


Marginal note:Authorization to transfer firearms

 A person may transfer a firearm if, at the time of the transfer,

  • (a) the transferee produces to the person a document that purports to be a licence authorizing the transferee to acquire and possess that kind of firearm;

  • (b) the person

    • (i) has no reason to believe that the transferee is not authorized by the document to acquire and possess that kind of firearm, and

    • (ii) informs a chief firearms officer of the transfer and obtains the authorization of the chief firearms officer for the transfer;

  • (c) the transferee holds a licence authorizing the transferee to acquire and possess that kind of firearm;

  • (d) a new registration certificate for the firearm is issued in accordance with this Act; and

  • (e) the prescribed conditions are complied with.

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