Firearms Act 1925

Inspection of stock of firearms dealer.


13.(1) Any member of the Gárda Síochána may at all reasonable times enter the premises of any registered firearms dealer and there inspect any firearms and ammunition and any materials used in the manufacture, repair, test, or proof thereof found on such premises.

(2) Every person who shall obstruct or impede any member of the Gárda Síochána in the exercise of any of the powers conferred on him by this section shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding F84[1,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months or both].




Substituted by Firearms and Offensive Weapons Act 1990 (12/1990), s. 8A as inserted (1.08.2006) by Criminal Justice Act 2006 (26/2006), s. 64 and sch. 1, S.I. No. 390 of 2006. A fine of €1,000 translates into a class D fine not greater than €1,000 as provided (4.01.2011) by Fines Act 2010 (8/2010), ss. 3, 7(3) and table ref. no. 1, S.I. No. 662 of 2010.