C-61.1 - Act respecting the conservation and development of wildlife

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57. No person may, while in or on an aircraft, a vehicle, including a vehicle that operates exclusively on rails, or a trailer hauled by a vehicle,
(1)  have in his possession
(a)  an armed crossbow whose string is taut and connected to the firing mechanism;
(b)  a firearm having an unfired cartridge in the chamber, magazine or charger if the latter is attached to the firearm or, in the case of a muzzle-loading firearm, having powder and a projectile in the chamber and a cap in the barrel sleeve or powder in the pan; or
(c)  an air rifle having a projectile in the chamber, magazine or charger if the latter is attached to the air rifle, and, except in the case of a pre-charged air rifle, if a cylinder containing compressed air is attached to the air rifle or if the piston is armed;
(2)  discharge a firearm, air rifle, bow or crossbow from the aircraft, vehicle or trailer; or
(3)  be in possession of an unloaded firearm, unloaded air rifle, bow or unarmed crossbow at night, unless it is in a closed case or placed in the trunk of the vehicle or the hold of the aircraft.
The first paragraph does not apply to a person who is authorized by law to be in possession of a firearm by reason of his office or duties.
1983, c. 39, s. 57; 1986, c. 109, s. 12; 1992, c. 15, s. 9; 2021, c. 242021, c. 24, s. 32.
57. No person may, while in or on an aircraft, a vehicle, including a vehicle that operates exclusively on rails, or a trailer hauled by a vehicle,
(1)  have in his possession an armed crossbow or a firearm having an unfired cartridge in the chamber, charger or magazine if the latter is attached to the firearm or, in the case of a muzzle-loading firearm, having powder and a projectile in the chamber and a cap in the barrel sleeve or powder in the pan;
(2)  discharge a firearm, bow or crossbow from the aircraft, vehicle or trailer; or
(3)  be in possession of an unloaded firearm, bow or unarmed crossbow at night, unless it is in a closed case or placed in the trunk of the vehicle or the hold of the aircraft.
The first paragraph does not apply to a person who is authorized by law to be in possession of a firearm by reason of his office or duties.
1983, c. 39, s. 57; 1986, c. 109, s. 12; 1992, c. 15, s. 9.
57. No person may board a vehicle, including a vehicle that operates exclusively on rails, or an aircraft, and
(1)  have in his possession an armed crossbow or a firearm having an unfired cartridge in the chamber, charger or magazine if the latter is attached to the firearm or, in the case of a muzzle-loading firearm, having powder and a projectile in the chamber and a cap in the barrel sleeve or powder in the pan;
(2)  discharge a firearm, bow or crossbow from the vehicle or aircraft; or
(3)  be in possession of an unloaded firearm, bow or unarmed crossbow at night, unless it is in a closed case or placed in the trunk of the vehicle or the hold of the aircraft.
The first paragraph does not apply to a person who is authorized by law to be in possession of a firearm by reason of his office or duties.
1983, c. 39, s. 57; 1986, c. 109, s. 12.
57. No person may board a vehicle, including a vehicle that operates exclusively on rails, or an aircraft, and
(1)  have in his possession a firearm having an unfired cartridge in the chamber, charger or magazine if the latter is attached to the firearm or, in the case of a muzzle-loading firearm, having powder and a projectile in the chamber and a cap in the barrel sleeve or powder in the pan; or
(2)  discharge a firearm, bow or crossbow from the vehicle or aircraft.
The first paragraph does not apply to a person who is authorized by law to be in possession of a firearm by reason of his office or duties.
1983, c. 39, s. 57.