Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Ireland. 1925 ‘Restrictions on the Import of Firearms, Prohibited Weapons and Ammunition.’ Firearms Act (1925); No. 17/1925 (Section 17). Dublin: Office of the Attorney General and Houses of the Oireachtas of Saorstát Eireann. 6 June
Restrictions on the Import of Firearms, Prohibited Weapons and Ammunition
17. -- (1) No person shall import into Saorstát Eireann any firearm, ammunition, or prohibited weapon unless such import is authorised by a continuing licence granted under this section and in force at the time, or by an occasional licence granted under this section and relating to the specific firearm, ammunition or prohibited weapon so imported.
(2) An occasional licence to import a prohibited weapon may be granted by the Minister for Defence to such person, upon such terms, and subject to such conditions as he shall think fit, and every such occasional licence shall operate and be expressed to authorise the importation into Saorstát Eireann of the prohibited weapon specified in such licence through the port, by the person, within the time, and subject to the conditions named in such licence.
(3) A continuing licence to import firearms or ammunition may on application in the prescribed manner be granted by the Minister if he thinks fit so to do to any registered firearms dealer…