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Explanatory Memorandum to Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004

Article 36 – Revocation or variation of occasional permit

Provides for the revocation or variation of an occasional permit by the Chief Constable. Specifically, he can revoke the permit where the holder fails to comply with a condition or fails to surrender it under Article 35. It is an offence not to comply with a written notice to surrender a permit which has been revoked. In the event of an appeal these provisions will not apply unless the appeal is abandoned or dismissed.  A permit may also be varied on application of the holder.

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