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Northern Ireland. 2004 ‘Article 39: Transfers of firearms and Ammunition to be in Person.’ Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004; Part IV, p. 24. Belfast: Northern Ireland Assembly. 10 March
Transfers of Firearms and Ammunition to be in Person
39.—(1) This Article applies where in Northern Ireland a firearm or ammunition is sold, let on hire, lent or given by any person ( "the transferor") to another person ( "the transferee") who is neither the holder of a firearms dealer's certificate nor a person who is entitled to purchase or acquire the firearm or ammunition without a firearm certificate or a visitor's firearm permit.
(2) Where this Article applies —
(a)the transferee must produce to the transferor the certificate or permit entitling him to purchase or acquire the firearm or ammunition being transferred;
(b)the transferor must comply with any instructions contained in the certificate or permit produced by the transferee;
(c)the transferor must hand the firearm or ammunition to the transferee, and the transferee must receive it, in person.
(3) A person who fails to comply with paragraph (2) shall be guilty of an offence.