Public Agents Firearms Regulations Canada 2020 PDF

Public Agents Firearms Regulations Canada 2020 PDF Download

Public Agents Firearms Regulations Canada 2020 PDF Download for free using the direct download link given at the bottom of this article.

Public Agents Firearms Regulations Canada 2020 PDF Details
Public Agents Firearms Regulations Canada 2020
PDF Name Public Agents Firearms Regulations Canada 2020 PDF
No. of Pages 15
PDF Size 0.19 MB
Language English
CategoryGovernment
Source pdfsource.org
Download LinkAvailable ✔
Downloads17

Public Agents Firearms Regulations Canada 2020

Dear readers, here we are offering the Public Agents Firearms Regulations Canada 2020 PDF to all of you. Public Safety Canada is responsible for developing the legislative, policy, and regulatory requirements for the safe and legal use of firearms and firearms-related operational policing issues; policy expertise on guns and gangs, and the administration of the Firearms Act.

Working with portfolio partners, Public Safety engages with the community through stakeholder consultations in order to manage and implement the Government’s firearms commitments and other proposed firearms-related measures. Public Agents Firearms Regulations Canada 2020 PDF will definitely help you to understand the firearms Regulations.

Public Agents Firearms Regulations Canada 2020 PDF – Interpretation

1 The definitions in this section apply to these Regulations.

Act means the Firearms Act. (Loi)

  • agency firearm means a firearm that is in the possession of a public service agency for use by its public agents. (arme à feu d’agence)
  • agency identification number[Repealed, SOR/2004-265, s. 1]
  • class means one of the following classes of firearms, namely, prohibited firearms, restricted firearms and non-restricted firearms. (classes)
  • controlled item means a prohibited device, a prohibited weapon, a restricted weapon or prohibited ammunition. (article contrôlé)
  • firearm identification number means a number assigned to a firearm under paragraph 7(1)(b). (numéro d’enregistrement)
  • non-restricted firearm means a firearm that is neither a prohibited firearm nor a restricted firearm. (arme à feu sans restrictions)
  • protected firearm means a firearm that is in the possession of a public service agency and that is not an agency firearm. (arme à feu protégée)

public agent means

(a) any of the following persons in the course of their duties or for the purposes of their employment:

  • (i) peace officers,
  • (ii) persons training to become police officers or peace officers under the control and supervision of a police force or a police academy or similar institution designated by the federal Minister or the lieutenant governor in council of a province,
  • (iii) persons or members of a class of persons employed in the public service of Canada or by the government of a province or municipality who are prescribed to be public officers by the Regulations Prescribing Public Officers, and
  • (iv) chief firearms officers and firearms officers, and

(b) an individual acting on behalf of, and under the authority of, a police force or a department of the Government of Canada or of a province. (agent public)

public agency identification number means the number assigned to a public service agency or unit under paragraph 7(1)(a). (numéro d’identification)

public service agency means a police force, a department or agency of the public service of Canada or of a province or municipality, a police academy or other public agency that employs or otherwise has under its authority public agents. (agence de services publics)

sticker means a self-adhesive label issued by the Registrar under subsection 7(2). (étiquette)

unit means any part of a public service agency. (subdivision)

SOR/2004-265, s. 1

Public Agents Firearms Regulations Canada 2020 PDF – Application

2 These Regulations apply to:

  • (a) public service agencies; and
  • (b) public agents.

Storage of Firearms

3 (1) A public agent who is assigned an agency firearm or a controlled item shall, when the firearm or item is not in use,

  • (a) ensure that it is stored in a container, receptacle, vault, safe or room, controlled by a public service agency, that is kept securely locked and is constructed so that it cannot readily be broken open or into; or
  • (b) store it in a dwelling house if authorized by the public service agency under whose authority the agent acts.

(2) A public agent who stores an agency firearm in a dwelling house shall store the firearm

  • (a) in accordance with the Storage, Display, Transportation and Handling of Firearms by Individuals Regulations; or
  • (b) in accordance with instructions given to the agent under subsection (4).

(3) A public agent who stores a controlled item in a dwelling house shall store the item

  • (a) in a container or receptacle that is kept securely locked and that is constructed so that it cannot readily be broken open or into; or
  • (b) in accordance with instructions given to the agent under subsection (4).

(4) A public service agency may give written instructions respecting the safe storage of its agency firearms and controlled items in a dwelling house.

SOR/2004-265, s. 2

4 (1) Every public service agency shall ensure that its agency firearms and controlled items that have been assigned to a public agent are stored in accordance with subsections 3(1) to (3) when the firearms or items are not in use.

(2) Every public service agency shall ensure that its agency firearms and controlled items that have not been assigned to a public agent and its protected firearms are stored in a container, receptacle, vault, safe or room, controlled by the agency, that is kept securely locked and is constructed so that it cannot readily be broken open or into.

SOR/2004-265, s. 2

Coming into Possession — Protected Firearms

[SOR/2004-265, s. 8]

10 (1) Every public service agency shall ensure that a report of each firearm that comes into its possession after October 31, 2008 and that it keeps as a protected firearm is provided to the Registrar, subject to subsection (1.1), within 30 days after the coming into possession.

(1.1) If the Canada Border Services Agency comes into the possession of a firearm other than through abandonment, seizure or forfeiture and the firearm remains in the possession of the Agency for more than 90 days, the Agency shall ensure that the report is made without delay after the 90 days.

(2) The report shall include the following information:

  • (a) the name and public agency identification number of the public service agency or unit making the report;
  • (b) with respect to the firearm, its firearm identification number or, if there is none, the information referred to in paragraphs 8(2)(a) to (i);
  • (c) whether the firearm was found, detained, seized, surrendered in an amnesty or otherwise surrendered;
  • (d) the case reference or file reference respecting the firearm, if applicable; and
  • (e) if applicable, a statement that the firearm was imported by the public service agency or unit.

(3) This section does not apply in respect of

  • (a) a firearm that has been in the possession of the public service agency for less than 72 hours; or
  • (b) a transaction that is required to be reported to the Registrar under subsection 26(1) of the Act or section 13 of these Regulations.

You can download the Public Agents Firearms Regulations Canada 2020 PDF by clicking on the following download button.


Public Agents Firearms Regulations Canada 2020 PDF Download Link

RELATED PDF FILES