Firearms Act 1925

Removal of names from register of firearms dealers.

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11. (1) The Minister may at the request of any person who is registered in the register of firearms dealers remove the name of such person from the register aforesaid.

(2) If and when the Minister is satisfied that any person who is registered in the register of firearms dealers—

( a) no longer carries on business as a firearms dealer, or

( b) no longer has a place of business as such firearms dealer in Saorstát Eireann, or

( c) cannot any longer be permitted to carry on such business without danger to the public safety or to the peace, or

F63 [ ( d ) has become a person who is declared under section 9(13) of this Act to be disentitled to be registered in the register of firearms dealers, ]

the Minister may remove the name of such person from the register aforesaid.

F64 [ (2A) If and when the Minister is satisfied that any person who is registered in the register of firearms dealers and whose registration is subject to the condition referred to in section 9 (8) of this Act has failed to comply with the condition, the Minister may remove the name of such person from the register aforesaid. ]

F65 [ (3) A person whose name is removed under this section from the register of firearms dealers shall, on such removal, forthwith deliver up to the Minister

( a ) the person s certificate of registration or renewal, and

( b ) the register kept by the person under subsection (1) of section 12 of this Act.

(4) A person who contravenes subsection (3) of this section is guilty of an offence and on summary conviction is liable to a fine not exceeding 3,000. ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F63

Substituted (1.08.2006) by Criminal Justice Act 2006 (26/2006), s. 41(a), S.I. No. 390 of 2006.

F64

Inserted (20.07.1971) by Firearms Act 1971 (13/1971), s. 6(3), commenced as per s. 7(4).

F65

Substituted (1.08.2006) by Criminal Justice Act 2006 (26/2006), s. 41(b), S.I. No. 390 of 2006.