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Canada. 2012 ‘Transportation of Restricted Firearms by Individuals Regulations.’ Storage, Display, Transportation and Handling of Firearms by Individuals Regulations SOR/98-209 (Act current to 10 September 2015) (Section 11), p. 9. Ottawa ON: Ministry of Justice. 30 November

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Transportation of Restricted Firearms

11. An individual may transport a restricted firearm1 only if
(a) it is unloaded;
(b) it is rendered inoperable by means of a secure locking device;
(c) it is in a locked container that is made of an opaque material and is of such strength, construction and nature that it cannot readily be broken open or into or accidentally opened during transportation; and
(d) if it is in a container described in paragraph (c) that is in an unattended vehicle,
(i) when the vehicle is equipped with a trunk or similar compartment that can be securely locked, the container is in that trunk or compartment and the trunk or compartment is securely locked, and
(ii) when the vehicle is not equipped with a trunk or similar compartment that can be securely locked, the vehicle, or the part of the vehicle that contains the container, is securely locked and the container is not visible from outside the vehicle.

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