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Explanatory Memorandum to Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004

Article 12 – Certificate for prohibited weapon

Provides that the Chief Constable shall not refuse to grant nor shall he revoke nor partially revoke a firearm certificate in respect of a prohibited weapon or ammunition if the applicant or holder is authorised by the Secretary of State to have the weapon or ammunition.  It further provides that if that authorisation is revoked by the Secretary of State, the Chief Constable shall revoke, or partially revoke, the associated firearm certificate.

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