Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Canada. 2006. ‘Records on Holding and Transfer.’ National Report of Canada on its Implementation of the Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA), p. 12. New York: Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations. 21 June.
Records on Holding and Transfer
The Canadian Firearms Registry contains information on licences, authorizations, registration certificates, prohibition orders and other information collected under the authority of the Firearms Act.
Following the entry-into-force of the Public Agents Firearms Regulations, firearms possessed by governments and police agencies, with the exception of those held by the Canadian Forces, will be recorded in the Canadian Firearms Registry.