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Explanatory Memorandum to Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004

Paragraph 2 - Auctioneers, carriers and warehousemen

An auctioneer, carrier or warehouseman or his employee may possess a firearm or ammunition in the ordinary course of his business.  He commits an offence if he fails to take reasonable precautions for the safe custody of such firearms or ammunition or if he fails to report their theft or loss to the Chief Constable.

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