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Explanatory Memorandum to Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004

Article 6 - Conditions

  • Provides that the Chief Constable may when granting a firearm certificate attach conditions to it and may at any time attach new conditions, vary or revoke them. Where the applicant has not previously held a firearm certificate or is seeking to acquire a firearm of a significantly different type from any firearm previously held, the Chief Constable may attach a condition requiring him to be supervised by an experienced firearm user when in possession of the loaded firearm and when using it.

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