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Ireland. 2015 ‘Restricted Firearms and Ammunition - Handguns.’ Firearms (Restricted Firearms and Ammunitions) (Amendment) Order 2015 S.I. No. 391 of 2015. Dublin: Irish Statute Book, Office of the Attorney General. 1 January

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Section 3: Section 4(2) amended

Article 4(2)1 of the Firearms (Restricted Firearms and Ammunition) Order 2008 (S.I. No. 21 of 2008) is amended by the substitution of the following subparagraph for subparagraph (e) -

"(e) the following short firearms where a firearms certificate is sought for the purpose of using a firearm for target shooting on the premises of a rifle or pistol club or a rifle or pistol shooting range authorised under section 4A of the Firearms Act 1925 or at such other place as stands authorised under section 2(5) of that Act:
(i) air-operated firearms designed for use with 4.5 millimetres (0.177 inch) calibre ammunition;
(ii) single shot firearms designed for use with 0.22 inch long rifle rim fire percussion ammunition;
(iii) firearms which are designed for use with 0.22 inch long rifle rim fire percussion ammunition and use magazines that have been manufactured or modified prior to use so as to accommodate no more than five rounds of ammunition".

ID: Q13216

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