I-0.01, r. 1 - Regulation respecting the application of the Firearms Registration Act

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chapter I-0.01, r. 1
Regulation respecting the application of the Firearms Registration Act
FIREARMS REGISTRATION ACT
Firearms Registration Act
(chapter I-0.01, ss. 1, 3, 4, 6, 7 and 13).
I-0.01
December 6 2017January 29 2018
1. The firearm owners and firearms referred to in the Public Agents Firearms Regulations (SOR/98-203) are exempt from the application of the Firearms Registration Act (chapter I-0.01).
Firearms referred to in subsection 84(3) of the Criminal Code (R.S.C. 1985, c. C-46) are also exempt from the application of the Act.
1195-2017O.C. 1195-2017, s. 1.
2. A registration application must be made using the form prescribed by the Minister of Public Security and contain
(1)  the owner’s name, address, telephone numbers and, if applicable, fax number and email address;
(2)  if the owner is a natural person, the date of birth;
(3)  if the owner is not a natural person, the name of the owner’s representative;
(4)  the unique firearm number of the firearm, if any;
(5)  the firearm’s serial number and, if applicable, any other number indelibly and legibly inscribed or affixed on the firearm for identification purposes;
(6)  the firearm’s make, model, barrel length, mechanism, type and caliber; and
(7)  the place where the firearm is kept.
The application must also contain the information necessary to validate the owner’s identity.
1195-2017O.C. 1195-2017, s. 2.
3. The firearm’s registration number assigned by the Minister and the information provided for in the first paragraph of section 2 are recorded in the file kept by the Minister.
1195-2017O.C. 1195-2017, s. 3.
4. The unique firearm number must be inscribed indelibly and legibly on a visible place of the firearm’s frame or receiver.
Despite the foregoing, the unique firearm number may be inscribed indelibly and legibly on a place of the frame or receiver that is visible only when the firearm is disassembled if
(1)  it is a practice that complies with the practices established by the firearm’s manufacturer;
(2)  there is no visible place on the firearm that is appropriate;
(3)  the firearm is rare; or
(4)  the firearm’s value is exceptionally high for that kind of firearm and such value would be significantly reduced should the unique firearm number be visible when the firearm is not disassembled.
1195-2017O.C. 1195-2017, s. 4.
5. The notice to the Minister regarding a change in the information provided for registration purposes must be sent not later than 30 days after a change in the information referred to in subparagraph 1, 3 or 6 of section 2 and not later than 15 days after a change in the information referred to in subparagraph 7 of that section. The notice must be given using the form prescribed by the Minister and must contain the changed information.
1195-2017O.C. 1195-2017, s. 5.
6. The notice to the Minister regarding a loss of the unique firearm number or the registration number must be sent as soon as the unique firearm number or registration number is lost, using the form prescribed by the Minister.
1195-2017O.C. 1195-2017, s. 6.
7. A firearm owner must, when transferring ownership of his or her firearm, make sure that the person to whom ownership is transferred holds the licence referred to in paragraph 23(a) of the Firearms Act (S.C. 1995, c. 39) and that the person is still eligible for the licence.
1195-2017O.C. 1195-2017, s. 7.
8. The notice to the Minister regarding the transfer of a firearm’s ownership must be given using the form prescribed by the Minister and contain
(1)  the name and address of the person transferring ownership of the firearm and of the person to whom ownership is transferred;
(2)  their telephone numbers and, if applicable, their fax numbers and email addresses;
(3)  the unique firearm number of the transferred firearm;
(4)  the registration number assigned to the firearm of the person transferring ownership; and
(5)  confirmation that the verification provided for in section 7 has been done.
1195-2017O.C. 1195-2017, s. 8.
9. The table to monitor the operations of a firearms business must contain the following information in respect of each firearm it owns or has in its possession:
(1)  the dates on which the firearm enters and leaves the business;
(2)  the name and address of the person who entrusted the firearm to the business or from whom it was acquired;
(3)  its make, model, type and serial number;
(4)  its unique firearm number and registration number; and
(5)  the name and address of the person to whom ownership is transferred and, if applicable, the registration number assigned to that person’s firearm.
1195-2017O.C. 1195-2017, s. 9.
10. (Omitted).
1195-2017O.C. 1195-2017, s. 10.
REFERENCES
O.C. 1195-2017, 2017 G.O. 2, 3856