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Canada. 2015 ‘Weapons Trafficking.’ Criminal Code R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46 (Act current to 30 August 2015); Part III (Section 99), p. 129. Ottawa ON: Senate and House of Commons of Canada. 23 July

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Part III. Firearms and Other Weapons

Weapons trafficking

99. (1) Every person commits an offence who

(a) manufactures or transfers, whether or not for consideration, or
(b) offers to do anything referred to in paragraph (a) in respect of

a prohibited firearm, a restricted firearm,1 a non-restricted firearm, a prohibited weapon, a restricted weapon, a prohibited device, any ammunition or any prohibited ammunition knowing that the person is not authorized to do so under the Firearms Act2 or any other Act of Parliament or any regulations made under any Act of Parliament.

Punishment — firearm

(2) Every person who commits an offence under subsection (1) when the object in question is a prohibited firearm, a restricted firearm, a non-restricted firearm, a prohibited device, any ammunition or any prohibited ammunition is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 10 years and to a minimum punishment of imprisonment for a term of

(a) in the case of a first offence, three years; and
(b) in the case of a second or subsequent offence, five years…

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