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Ireland. 1971 ‘Amendment to Firearms Acts 1925 to 1968.’ Firearms Act (1971); Section 3 (2B). Dublin: Irish Statute Book, Office of the Attorney General. 6 July
Section 3 2B)
(a) In subsection (2A) of this section 'sporting firearm' means a firearm (other than a firearm of a kind declared by an order under this subsection for the time being in force to be especially dangerous) which is a shotgun having a barrel of not less than 24 inches in length or an unrifled airgun or a rifled firearm of a calibre not exceeding .22 inches.