Firearms Act 1964

Amendment of section 10 of Principal Act.


19. Section 10 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by—

( a) the substitution of “ any person” for “any firearms dealer” and “ such person” for “such firearms dealer” in subsection (2), and

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

“(4) It shall not be lawful for any registered firearms dealer to return to any person a firearm or ammunition given to the dealer for repair, test or proof unless the person—

( a) produces a firearm certificate authorising him to have possession of the firearm or ammunition, or

( b) proves to the satisfaction of the dealer that he is entitled to have possession of the firearm or ammunition without having a firearm certificate therefor, and”.

( c) the insertion in paragraph ( b) of subsection (6) after “letting on hire” of “ , giving” and after “hiring” of “ , receiving”.