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Canada. 2015 ‘Eligibility to Hold Licences - Successful Completion of Safety Course.’ Firearms Act S.C 1995 c.39 (Act Current to 27 January 2013); Section 7. Ottawa: Senate and House of Commons of Canada. 18 June

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Eligibility to Hold Licences - Successful Completion of Safety Course

7. (1) An individual is eligible to hold a licence only if the individual

(a) successfully completes the Canadian Firearms Safety Course, as given by an instructor who is designated by a chief firearms officer,1 and passes the tests, as administered by an instructor who is designated by a chief firearms officer, that form part of that Course;

(b) passed, before the commencement day, the tests, as administered by an instructor who is designated by a chief firearms officer, that form part of that Course;

Restricted firearms safety course

(2) An individual is eligible to hold a licence authorizing the individual to possess prohibited firearms or restricted firearms2 only if the individual

(a) successfully completes a restricted firearms safety course that is approved by the federal Minister, as given by an instructor who is designated by a chief firearms officer, and passes any tests, as administered by an instructor who is designated by a chief firearms officer, that form part of that course; or

(b) passed, before the commencement day, a restricted firearms safety test, as administered by an instructor who is designated by a chief firearms officer, that is approved by the federal Minister.

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