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The Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004

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Terrorism Act 2000 (c. 11)

23.  In section 77(3) for the entry relating to the Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 substitute—

The Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004

  • Article 45(1) (manufacturing, dealing in or possessing certain weapons, etc.).

  • Article 58(1) (possessing firearm or ammunition with intent to endanger life or cause serious damage to property).

  • Article 59(2) (possessing firearm or imitation firearm at time of committing, or being arrested for, a specified offence).

  • Article 63(1), (2) or (4) (possession of a firearm or ammunition by a person who has been sentenced to imprisonment, &c.).

  • Article 64 (possessing firearm or ammunition in suspicious circumstances)..

24.  In Schedule 9, in Part I, for paragraph 16 substitute the following paragraph—

Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004 (S.I. 2004/ (N.I. ))

16.  Offences under the following provisions of the Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004 subject to note 1 below—

(a)Article 24(1) (manufacturing, dealing in, repairing, etc., firearm or ammunition without firearms dealer’s certificate),

(b)Article 37(1), (2) or (4) (sale, etc., of firearm or ammunition),

(c)Article 45(1) (manufacturing, dealing in or possessing certain weapons, etc.),

(d)Article 58(1) (possessing firearm or ammunition with intent to endanger life or cause serious damage to property),

(e)Article 59 (use or attempted use of firearm or imitation firearm to prevent arrest of self or another),

(f)Article 60 (carrying firearm or imitation firearm with intent to commit indictable offence or prevent arrest of self or another),

(g)Article 61 (carrying firearm, etc. in public place) subject to note 4 below,

(h)Article 63 (possession of firearm or ammunition by person who has been sentenced to imprisonment, etc. and sale of firearm or ammunition to such a person),

(i)Article 64 (possessing firearm or ammunition in suspicious circumstances), and

(j)Article 67 (shortening barrel of shotgun or converting imitation firearm into firearm)..

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