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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2015 No. 405

Firearms And Ammunition

The Firearms (Variation of Fees) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

Made

1st December 2015

Coming into operation

22nd February 2016

The Department of Justice, with the approval of the Department of Finance and Personnel, makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by Article 75(3) of the Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004 (“the 2004 Order”)(1).

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Firearms (Variation of Fees) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015 and shall come into operation on 22nd February 2016.

(2) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 (2) shall apply to this Order as it applies to an Act of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Amendment to fees

2.  The current fees specified in the second column of Schedule 6 to the Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004 which are payable in relation to the matters specified in the first column of that Schedule are varied to the revised fees specified in the third column of the Schedule to this Order.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Justice on 1st December 2015.

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David Ford

Minister of Justice

The Department of Finance and Personnel hereby approves this Order.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Finance and Personnel on 1st December 2015.

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Emer Morelli

A senior officer of the

Department of Finance and Personnel

Article 2

SCHEDULEFEES

TypeCurrent FeeRevised Fee
Firearm Certificate
1. Grant of firearm certificate£50£98
2. Variation by Chief Constable on application of holder (except as mentioned in 3)£26£30
3. Variation by Chief Constable to substitute one firearm for another of same calibre or type£10£15
4. Duplicate firearm certificate£9£14
Museum firearms licence
5. Grant of museum firearms licence by the Department of Justice£200£110
Visitor’s firearm permit
7. Grant of visitor’s firearm permit (except where 8 applies)£12£16
8. Grant of six or more visitor’s firearm permits (taken together) on a group application£60£80
Firearms dealer’s certificate
9. Grant or renewal of firearms dealer’s certificate£150£300
10. Duplicate firearm dealer’s certificateNo fee£14
Firearms club
11. Grant or renewal of authorisation£84£71

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order varies certain fees payable under the Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004.

(1)

S.I. 2004/702 (N.I. 3) Article 75(3) was amended by paragraphs 3(f) and 9(a) of Schedule 11 to the Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Devolution of Policing and Justice Functions) Order 2010 (S.I. 2010/976).

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