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Canada. 2015 ‘Transfer Without Authority.’ Criminal Code R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46 (Act current to 30 August 2015); Part III (Section 101), pp. 130-131. Ottawa ON: Senate and House of Commons of Canada. 23 July

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Part III. Firearms and Other Weapons

Transfer without authority

101. (1) Every person commits an offence who transfers a prohibited firearm, a restricted firearm,1 a non-restricted firearm, a prohibited weapon, a restricted weapon, a prohibited device, any ammunition or any prohibited ammunition to any person otherwise than under the authority of the Firearms Act2 or any other Act of Parliament or any regulations made under an Act of Parliament.

Punishment

(2) Every person who commits an offence under subsection (1)

(a) is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years; or
(b) is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.

['Summary conviction' means under Article 787 of the Criminal Code that the person is liable to a fine of not more than five thousand dollars or to a term of imprisonment not exceeding six months or to both]

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