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Explanatory Memorandum to Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004

Article 22Article 7 authorities

Provides for the issue of an Article 7 authority, which is a requirement of the European weapons directive whereby any EU resident who wishes to buy or acquire a category B firearm (firearms subject to authorisation), or ammunition for such a firearm, in another EU State must, unless he is exempt under the Directive, obtain the prior agreement of his own authorities.

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