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Explanatory Memorandum to Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004

Article 37 - Business and other transactions with firearms and ammunition

Makes it an offence for a person to sell, transfer, repair, test or prove any firearm or ammunition to or on behalf of any other person in the United Kingdom other than a firearms dealer, unless the other person produces a firearm certificate authorising his purchase, acquisition or possession of the firearm or shows that he is permitted by the Order to do so without holding a certificate.  Where a person seeking to pursue any of the above produces a false certificate or other document, personates another person or makes a false statement he shall be guilty of an offence. It is an offence for a pawnbroker to take firearms or ammunition in pawn. It is not an offence for carriers and warehouseman or their employees to deliver any firearm or ammunition in the course of their business or employment as such.

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