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Canada. 2015 ‘Transfers of Firearms - Conditions.’ Conditions of Transferring Firearms and Other Weapons Regulations SOR/98-202 (Regulations are current to 10 September 2015) (Section 3), pp. 1-2. Ottawa ON: Minister of Justice. 10 September

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Transfers of Firearms

Conditions

3. (1) For the purposes of paragraph 23(1)(f) of the Act, a transferor shall comply with the condition that the transferor provide the Registrar and, in the case of a prohibited or restricted firearm,1 the chief firearms officer2 with the names of the transferor and the transferee, as well as their licence numbers or their firearms acquisition certificate numbers, if their firearms acquisition certificates are deemed to be licences under section 120 of the Act.

(3) For the purposes of paragraph 23(1)(f) of the Act, the transferee shall comply with the following conditions to transfer a firearm:

(a) if the transferee is an individual and the firearm is a restricted firearm or a handgun referred to in subsection 12(6.1) of the Act, the transferee shall inform the chief firearms officer of the transferee's reasons

(i) for needing the restricted firearm or handgun
(A) to protect the life of that individual or of other individuals, or
(B) for use in connection with his or her lawful profession or occupation, or

(ii) for wishing to acquire the restricted firearm or handgun
(A) for use in target practice, or a target shooting competition, under conditions specified in an authorization to transport or under the auspices of a shooting club or shooting range that is approved under section 29 of the Act, or
(B) to form part of a gun collection of the individual, in the case of an individual who satisfies the criteria described in section 30 of the Act; and

(b) if the transferee wishes to acquire a restricted firearm or a handgun referred to in subsection 12(6.1) of the Act to form part of a gun collection of the transferee, the transferee shall provide the chief firearms officer with…
(iii) details of the transferee's understanding of the requirements set out in the Storage, Display, Transportation and Handling of Firearms by Individuals Regulations respecting the secure storage of restricted firearms or handguns.

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