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Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1991

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17Offences under the following provisions of the Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 1981—

(a)Article 3(1) (possessing, purchasing or acquiring firearm or ammunition without certificate) subject to note 1 below;

(b)Article 4(1), (2), (3) or (4) (manufacturing, dealing in, repairing, etc, firearm or ammunition without being registered) subject to note 1 below;

(c)Article 5 (shortening barrel of shot gun or converting imitation firearm into firearm) subject to note 1 below;

(d)Article 6(1) (manufacturing, dealing in or possessing machine gun, or weapon discharging, or ammunition containing, noxious substance) subject to note 1 below;

(e)Article 17 (possessing firearm or ammunition with intent to endanger life or cause serious damage to property);

(f)Article 18 (use or attempted use of firearm or imitation firearm to prevent arrest of self or another etc.);

(g)Article 19 (carrying firearm or imitation firearm with intent to commit indictable offence or prevent arrest of self or another);

(h)Article 20 (carrying firearm, etc., in public place) subject to notes 1 and 4 below;

(i)Article 22 (possession of firearm or ammunition by person who has been sentenced to imprisonment, etc., and sale of firearm or ammunition to such a person) subject to note 1 below;

(j)Article 23 (possessing firearm or ammunition in suspicious circumstances).

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