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Northern Ireland. 2004 ‘Article 17: Firearm Certificate or Shotgun Certificate Granted in Great Britain.’ Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004; Part II, pp. 12-13. Belfast: Northern Ireland Assembly. 10 March
Firearm Certificate or Shotgun Certificate Granted in Great Britain
17.—(1) The holder of a Great Britain certificate may, subject to any applicable conditions, have in his possession in Northern Ireland any firearm and ammunition to which the certificate relates if —
(a) he has provided the Chief Constable with such information about that firearm and ammunition and such other information as the Chief Constable may require; and
(b) he holds a document authorising that possession issued to him by the Chief Constable.
(2) A Great Britain certificate shall not continue in force in Northern Ireland by virtue of paragraph (1) for a period longer than that for which it was granted or renewed in Great Britain.
(3) The Chief Constable may at any time require the holder of a certificate of approval to surrender it.
(4) In this Article —
"applicable conditions" means the conditions under which the Great Britain certificate is held, subject to such modifications as may be specified in the certificate of approval;
"certificate of approval" means the document issued under paragraph (1)(b);
"Great Britain certificate" means a firearm certificate or shotgun certificate granted in Great Britain;
"modifications" includes additions and omissions.