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Northern Ireland. 2004 ‘Article 40: Notification of Dealings Involving Firearms.’ Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004; Part IV, p. 25. Belfast: Northern Ireland Assembly. 10 March
Notification of Dealings Involving Firearms
40.—(1) This Article applies where in Northern Ireland a firearm is sold, let on hire, lent or given.
(2) Any party to a transfer to which this Article applies who is the holder of —
(a) a firearm certificate or visitor's firearm permit which relates to the firearm in question; or
(b) a firearms dealer's certificate,
shall within 72 hours of the transfer send notice of it to the Chief Constable.
(3) A notice required by paragraph (2) shall —
(a) contain a description of the firearm in question (giving its identification number and the reference number of the certificate or permit if any); and
(b) state the nature of the transaction and the name and address of the other party.
(4) A person who fails to comply with this Article shall be guilty of an offence.