Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2010

4.

Amendment of section 29 of Principal Act.

4.— Section 29 (as substituted by section 4 of the Firearms (Firearm Certificates for Non-Residents) Act 2000) of the Principal Act is amended—

( a) in subsection (5)( a), by substituting “Subject to subsection (5A), where” for “Where”, and

( b) by inserting the following subsection after subsection (5):

“(5A) ( a) A firearm certificate to which this subsection applies shall for the purposes of sections 22(4) and 23(5) of this Act be deemed to be a licence granted by the Minister under this section and, subject to section 75(1) and to the restrictions contained in section 33 of this Act, such certificate shall, for so long as it is in force, operate to authorise the person to whom it is granted, with the firearm to which the certificate relates, to engage in the activities referred to in subparagraphs (i) and (ii) of subsection (5)( a).

( b) This subsection applies to a firearm certificate that is granted—

(i) in respect of a shot-gun, and

(ii) on or after 1 August 2009 but before1 August 2012.”.