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Firearms Act

Version of section 121 from 2015-06-18 to 2024-06-19:

Marginal note:Minors’ permits

  •  (1) A permit is deemed to be a licence if it

    • (a) was issued under subsection 110(6) or (7) of the former Act to a person who was under the age of eighteen years;

    • (b) had not been revoked before the commencement day; and

    • (c) remained in force pursuant to subsection 110(8) of the former Act on the commencement day.

  • Marginal note:Authorizations

    (2) A permit that is deemed to be a licence authorizes the holder to possess non-restricted firearms.

  • Marginal note:Geographical extent

    (3) A permit that is deemed to be a licence is valid only in the province in which it was issued, unless the permit was endorsed pursuant to subsection 110(10) of the former Act as being valid within the provinces indicated in the permit, in which case it remains valid within those provinces.

  • Marginal note:Expiration

    (4) A permit that is deemed to be a licence expires on the earliest of

    • (a) the expiration of the period for which it was expressed to be issued,

    • (b) the day on which the person to whom it was issued attains the age of eighteen years, and

    • (c) five years after the birthday of the person next following the day on which it was issued, if that fifth anniversary occurs on or after the commencement day.

  • 1995, c. 39, s. 121
  • 2015, c. 27, s. 17

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