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Canada. 2012 ‘Transportation of Restricted Weapons, Prohibited Devices and Prohibited Ammunition by Businesses Regulations.’ Storage, Display and Transportation of Firearms and Other Weapons by Businesses Regulations SOR/98-210 (Act current to 10 September 2015) (Section 14), pp. 11-12. Ottawa ON: Ministry of Justice. 30 November

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Transportation of Restricted Weapons, Prohibited Weapons, Prohibited Devices and Prohibited Ammunition

14. (1) A business may transport a restricted weapon, a prohibited weapon, a prohibited device or prohibited ammunition only if
(a) it is in a container
(i) that is made of an opaque material and is of such strength, construction and nature that it cannot be readily broken open or into or accidentally opened during transportation,
(ii) that is constructed and sealed so as to prevent it from being opened without breaking the seal or otherwise clearly indicating that it has been opened, and
(iii) that, subject to subsection (2), does not have any markings on its exterior that could indicate that a weapon, a prohibited device or ammunition is in it; and
(b) when the container described in paragraph (a) is in an unattended vehicle,
(i) if the vehicle is equipped with a trunk or similar compartment that can be securely locked, the container is in that trunk or compartment and the trunk or compartment is securely locked, and
(ii) if the vehicle is not equipped with a trunk or similar compartment that can be securely locked, the vehicle, or the part of the vehicle that contains the container, is securely locked and the container is not visible from outside the vehicle; and…
(d) if it is being transported by a carrier, the carrier holds a firearms licence and, with respect to each shipment, the business maintains a record of each restricted weapon, prohibited weapon, prohibited device and piece of prohibited ammunition in the shipment…

(2) Subparagraph (1)(a)(iii) does not apply if
(a) the only marking on the exterior of the container that could indicate that a weapon, a prohibited device or ammunition is contained in it is a name or address; or
(b) the container and its contents are being imported into Canada or exported from Canada.

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