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Explanatory Memorandum to Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004

Article 35 – Occasional permits

Provides for the issue of an occasional permit by the Chief Constable to allow a firearms dealer to trade at a place not specified on his certificate. The Article sets down the application process, the powers of the Chief Constable to grant, condition and limit the permit as well as specifying other details which it should contain. The Chief Constable may require the holder to surrender a permit to enable him to attach, vary or revoke any condition of the permit. Failure to do so may result in its revocation under Article 36. It is an offence not to comply with a condition of a permit.

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