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Canada. 2010. ‘Licences, Registration Certificates and Authorisations.’ Firearms Act S.C 1995 c.39 (Act Current to 10 February 2010); Section 55 (Consolidation 2010). Ottawa: Ministry of Justice. 10 February.

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Licences, Registration Certificates and Authorizations

55. (1) A chief firearms officer or the Registrar may require an applicant for a licence or authorization to submit such information, in addition to that included in the application, as may reasonably be regarded as relevant for the purpose of determining whether the applicant is eligible to hold the licence or authorization.

(2) Without restricting the scope of the inquiries that may be made with respect to an application for a licence, a chief firearms officer may conduct an investigation of the applicant, which may consist of interviews with neighbours, community workers, social workers, individuals who work or live with the applicant, spouse or common-law partner, former spouse or former common-law partner, dependants or whomever in the opinion of the chief firearms officer may provide information pertaining to whether the applicant is eligible under section 5 to hold a licence.

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