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Explanatory Memorandum to Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004

Article 61 - Carrying or Discharging a firearm in a public place

Makes it an offence for a person to have in a public place a loaded shotgun or loaded air gun, or any other firearm, whether loaded or not, and ammunition for that firearm, or to discharge a firearm in a public place unless he has lawful authority or a reasonable excuse.

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