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Public Agents Firearms Regulations

Version of section 10 from 2006-03-22 to 2006-10-25:

  •  (1) Every public service agency shall ensure that a report of each firearm that comes into its possession after October 31, 2006 and that it keeps as a protected firearm is provided to the Registrar, subject to subsection (1.1), within 30 days after the coming into possession.

  • (1.1) If the Canada Border Services Agency comes into the possession of a firearm other than through abandonment, seizure or forfeiture and the firearm remains in the possession of the Agency for more than 90 days, the Agency shall ensure that the report is made without delay after the 90 days.

  • (2) The report shall include the following information:

    • (a) the name and public agency identification number of the public service agency or unit making the report;

    • (b) with respect to the firearm, its firearm identification number or, if there is none, the information referred to in paragraphs 8(2)(a) to (i);

    • (c) whether the firearm was found, detained, seized, surrendered in an amnesty or otherwise surrendered;

    • (d) the case reference or file reference respecting the firearm, if applicable; and

    • (e) if applicable, a statement that the firearm was imported by the public service agency or unit.

  • (3) This section does not apply in respect of

    • (a) a firearm that has been in the possession of the public service agency for less than 72 hours; or

    • (b) a transaction that is required to be reported to the Registrar under subsection 26(1) of the Act or section 13 of these Regulations.

  • SOR/98-468, s. 2
  • SOR/99-109, s. 2
  • SOR/2001-9, s. 3
  • SOR/2002-443, s. 1
  • SOR/2003-401, s. 1
  • SOR/2004-265, s. 9
  • SOR/2005-240, s. 4

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