Citation(s) from the literature library

Ireland. 1925 ‘Firearms Act (1925).’ Irish Statute Book Database 1922-1998; Section 1 (1). Dublin: Office of the Attorney General and Houses of the Oireachtas of Saorstát Eireann. 6 June

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Section 1 (1) - Definitions

- the word "firearm" means a lethal firearm or other lethal weapon of any description from which any shot, bullet, or other missile can be discharged;

- the word "ammunition" (except where used in relation to a prohibited weapon) means ammunition for a firearm but also includes grenades, bombs, and other similar missiles whether the same are or are not capable of being used with a firearm, and also includes any ingredient or component part of any such ammunition or missile;

- the expression "prohibited weapon" means and includes any weapon of whatever description designed for the discharge of any noxious liquid, noxious gas, or other noxious thing, and also any ammunition (whether for any such weapon as aforesaid or for any other weapon) which contains or is designed or adapted to contain any noxious liquid, noxious gas, or other noxious thing;

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