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Canada. 1998 ‘Storage of Non-Restricted Firearms, Restricted Firearms and Prohibited Handguns - Business.’ Storage, Display and Transportation of Firearms and Other Weapons by Businesses Regulations SOR/98-210; Section 5. Ottawa: Ministry of Justice. 24 March
Storage of Non-Restricted Firearms, Restricted Firearms and Prohibited Handguns - Business
5. (1) A business may store a non-restricted firearm, a restricted firearm or a prohibited handgun only if
(a) it is unloaded;
(b) it is stored
(i) in a securely locked cabinet, vault or safe,
(ii) in a securely locked location, or
(iii) in a location that is readily accessible only to the owner or an employee of the business; and
(c) it is stored on premises where
(i) there is an electronic burglar alarm system, and
(ii) every window that can be opened, and every exterior door, can be securely locked.
(2) Despite paragraphs (1)(b) and (c), a business may store a non-restricted firearm, a restricted firearm1 or a prohibited handgun if it is stored in a location the security of which is equal or superior to the places, locations and premises described in subparagraphs (1)(b)(i) to (iii) and paragraph (1)(c) and that is approved in writing by the chief firearms officer2 who issued a licence to the business.