Shooting Clubs and Shooting Ranges Regulations (SOR/98-212)

Regulations are current to 2019-08-15

 The definitions in this section apply in these Regulations.


Act means the Firearms Act. (Loi)


approved means approved under section 29 of the Act. (agréé)


operator means a person approved under subsection 29(1) of the Act to operate either a shooting club or a shooting range. (exploitant)

prohibited handgun

prohibited handgun means a handgun under paragraph (a) of the definition “prohibited firearm” in subsection 84(1) of the Criminal Code.(arme de poing prohibée)

public service agency

public service agency has the same meaning as in the Public Agents Firearms Regulations. (agence de services publics)

range officer

range officer means an individual who oversees the shooting activities at the firing line of a shooting range. (officiel de tir)

shooting club

shooting club means a non-profit organization whose activities include target practice or target shooting competitions using restricted firearms or prohibited handguns at an identified approved shooting range. (club de tir)

shooting range

shooting range means a place that is designed or intended for the safe discharge, on a regular and structured basis, of firearms for the purpose of target practice or target shooting competitions. (champ de tir)

  • SOR/2004-268, s. 1
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