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Northern Ireland. 2004 ‘Article 8: Content and Duration of Firearm Certificate.’ Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004; Part II, p. 8. Belfast: Northern Ireland Assembly. 10 March

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Article 81: Content and Duration of Firearm Certificate

8.—(1) A firearm certificate shall —

(a) describe each firearm to which it relates and specify any quantities of ammunition authorised to be held at any one time; and

(b) specify—

(i) any conditions subject to which the certificate is held;
(ii) the date on which it ceases to be in force; and
(iii) any firearms club of which the holder is a member.

(2) A firearm certificate shall (unless revoked or cancelled) continue in force for five years from the date on which it is granted.

(3) The Secretary of State may by order substitute for the period mentioned in paragraph (2) such period as is specified in the order.

ID: Q6670

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