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Northern Ireland. 2004 ‘Article 69: Prosecution and Punishment of Offences - Schedule 5.’ Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004; Part VII, pp. 54-56. Belfast: Northern Ireland Assembly. 10 March

Relevant contents

Prosecution and Punishment of Offences

Schedule 5 - Table of Punishments

Provision of this Order creating offence (1): General nature of offence (2) - Mode of prosecution (3) - Punishment (4)

Article 3(1)(a): Purchase, acquisition or possession of handgun without firearm certificate - Indictment - 10 years or a fine or both

Article 3(1)(b): Purchase, acquisition or possession of firearm other than handgun without firearm certificate -
(a)Summary - 1 year or a fine of the statutory maximum or both
(b)Indictment - If the offence is committed in an aggravated form within the meaning of Article 67(4), 7 years or a fine or both. In any other case, 5 years or a fine or both

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