Firearms Licences Regulations

Version of section 7 from 2014-05-15 to 2015-05-07:

  •  (1) An individual described in section 6 is eligible to hold a licence to possess firearms if

    • (a) the individual first applied for it before January 1, 2001; or

    • (b) the individual held a licence to possess firearms that was first applied for before January 1, 2001, which has expired, and subsequently applies for a licence to possess firearms before May 17, 2015.

  • (2) An individual is eligible to hold a licence to possess firearms that are neither prohibited firearms nor restricted firearms only if, beginning on the day on which paragraph 7(4)(c) of the Act came into force, the individual has lawfully and continuously possessed a firearm that is neither a prohibited firearm nor a restricted firearm.

  • (3) An individual is eligible to hold a licence to possess restricted firearms only if, beginning on the day on which paragraph 7(4)(c) of the Act came into force, the individual has lawfully and continuously possessed a restricted firearm.

  • (4) For the purposes of subsections (2) and (3), an individual remains eligible to hold a possession licence despite the expiry, before May 17, 2015, of a possession licence held by the individual.

  • SOR/2008-146, s. 1
  • SOR/2009-138, s. 1
  • SOR/2010-103, s. 1
  • SOR/2011-103, s. 1
  • SOR/2013-95, s. 1
  • SOR/2014-122, s. 1
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