Firearms and Firearms Act
Canada's main gun control law, the Firearms Act, applies to everyone who possesses, uses, or acquires guns. You need to renew your licence for as long as you possesse firearms. This script discusses firearm licences, registrations and the Ending the Long-gun Registry Act.View website
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- The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)
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- last reviewed
- January 2015 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
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- guns, firearms, firearms licence, non-restricted firearms, restricted firearms, prohibited firearms, disposing of firearms, Firearms Act, Ending the Long-gun Registry Act, Dial-A-Law
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