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The Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004

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Auctioneers, carriers and warehousemen

2.—(1) A person carrying on the business of an auctioneer, carrier or warehouseman or an employee of his may, without holding a firearm certificate, have in his possession a firearm or ammunition in the ordinary course of that business.

(2) An auctioneer, carrier or warehouseman who—

(a)fails to take reasonable precautions for the safe custody of any firearm or ammunition which he or his employee has in his possession and for which he does not require a firearm certificate; or

(b)fails to report immediately to the Chief Constable the loss or theft of any such firearm or ammunition,

shall be guilty of an offence.

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