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Northern Ireland. 2005 ‘Content and Duration of Firearm Certificate.’ Guidance on Northern Ireland Firearms Controls 2005; Part II (Article 8), pp. 13-14. Belfast: Northern Ireland Assembly. 1 February
Content and Duration of Firearm Certificate
1. A firearm certificate will contain the following information when it is issued to the applicant…
(e) the details (including the description and identification number where known) of each of the firearms currently in the holder's possession;
(f) the amount of ammunition that the holder is authorised to purchase and possess;
(g) any conditions which pertain to the firearms or ammunition to which it relates;…
2. Unless it is cancelled or revoked, a firearm certificate will last for 5 years, although the Secretary of State has made transitional arrangements under Article 81(3) for a period of 5 years which would allow for firearm certificates to be issued for lesser periods.