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Explanatory Memorandum to Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004

Article 58 - Possession with intent

Makes it an offence for any person to have in his possession a firearm or ammunition with intent to endanger life or cause serious damage to property or to enable another person to do so, whether or not any injury or damage is actually caused.  It also makes it an offence for any person who has in his possession a firearm or imitation firearm with intent to cause or enable someone else to cause any other person to believe that unlawful violence will be used against him or anyone else.

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