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Canada. 2008 ‘Legislation, Regulations, Administrative Procedures.’ National Report of Canada on its Implementation of the Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA), p. 8. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations. 1 July

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The requirements for the safe storage and transport of firearms by individual an businesses are set out in regulations made under the Firearms Act.1 Penalties for the improper storage of firearms are imposed under the Criminal Code of Canada. Reporting requirements for firearms used by public agencies are set out in the Public Agents Firearms Regulations…

With respect to the Canadian Armed Forces, regulation under the National Defence Security Policy (NDSP) describe the minimum safeguards and procedures for the security of small arms, ammunitions and explosives when held by Regular Force, Reserve Force, Cadet units or other organizations of the Department of National Defence. The NDSP also details policy regarding disciplinary and administrative responses to breaches of security.

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