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Firearms Act

Version of section 65 from 2005-04-10 to 2020-09-09:


Marginal note:Term of authorizations

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) to (4), an authorization expires on the expiration of the period for which it is expressed to be issued.

  • Marginal note:Authorizations to transport

    (2) Subject to subsection (3), an authorization to transport that takes the form of a condition attached to a licence expires on the earlier of

    • (a) the expiration of the period for which the condition is expressed to be attached, and

    • (b) the expiration of the licence.

  • Marginal note:Authorizations to transport

    (3) An authorization to transport a prohibited firearm, except for an automatic firearm, or a restricted firearm for use in target practice, or a target shooting competition, under specified conditions or under the auspices of a shooting club or shooting range that is approved under section 29, whether or not the authorization takes the form of a condition attached to the licence of the holder of the authorization, expires on the earlier of

    • (a) the expiration of the period for which the authorization is expressed to be issued, which period may be no more than five years, and

    • (b) the expiration of the licence.

  • Marginal note:Authorizations to carry

    (4) An authorization to carry expires

    • (a) in the case of an authorization to carry that takes the form of a condition attached to a licence, on the earlier of

      • (i) the expiration of the period for which the condition is expressed to be attached, which period may not be more than two years, and

      • (ii) the expiration of the licence; and

    • (b) in the case of an authorization to carry that does not take the form of a condition attached to a licence, on the expiration of the period for which the authorization is expressed to be issued, which period may not be more than two years.

  • 1995, c. 39, s. 65
  • 2003, c. 8, s. 41
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