Firearms Act 1964

Amendment of section 3 of Principal Act.


16. Section 3 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by—

( a) the substitution of“ before the 31st day of July in any year” for “during the month of July” in subsection (3), and

( b) the substitution for subsection (4) of the following subsection—

“(4) Every firearm certificate shall be in the prescribed form and shall operate and be expressed to authorise the person to whom it is granted—

( a) to have in his possession, use and carry the particular firearm described in the certificate, and

( b) to use ammunition in the firearm and to have in his possession at any one time and carry so much ammunition for the firearm as shall be specified in the certificate”.