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Ireland. 2006 ‘Part 5 Amendment of Firearms Act.’ Criminal Justice Act (2006); Section 28. Dublin: Irish Statute Book, Office of the Attorney General. 16 July

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Part 5 Amendment of Firearms Act

Section 28

(1) The Commissioner, on application and payment of the prescribed fee (if any), may issue to a person over 14 years of age a certificate (in this Act referred to as a "firearms training certificate") authorising the person to possess a firearm and ammunition (except a restricted firearm and restricted ammunition) only while --
(a) carrying and using the firearm for hunting or target shooting --
(i) under the supervision of a specified person over 18 years of age who holds a firearm certificate in respect of it, and
(ii) where the firearm is used for target shooting, on the premises of an authorised rifle or pistol club or at an authorised shooting range or other place that stands authorised under section 2(5) of this Act, and
(b) complying with such other conditions (if any) as the Commissioner may impose in the interests of public safety and security.

(2) Where the applicant is under 16 years of age, the application for a firearms training certificate shall be accompanied by the written consent of the applicant's parent or guardian.

ID: Q227

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