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Explanatory Memorandum to Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004

Article 40 – Notification of dealings involving firearms

Provides that, where in Northern Ireland, a firearm is sold, let on hire, lent or given, and the parties involved are a firearms dealer or the holder of a firearm certificate or a visitor’s permit they must notify the Chief Constable within 72 hours and provide him with required details. Failure to comply is an offence.

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