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awndray
08-20-2014, 09:44 AM
Since the announcement thread now has a life of its own, I figured it might be a good idea to post this here as a reference.


INTERPRETATION

1. The definitions in this section apply in these Regulations.

"Act" means the Firearms Act. (Loi)

"Canadian Firearms Registry" means the registry established by the Registrar pursuant to section 83 of the Act. (Registre canadien des armes feu)

CANADIAN FIREARMS REGISTRY

2. For the purposes of paragraph 83(1)(f) of the Act, records shall be kept in the Canadian Firearms Registry of the following matters:

(a) every application for a licence, registration certificate or authorization that is issued or revoked by the Registrar, as well as all information accompanying the applications;

(b) any information provided to the Registrar concerning firearms that are taken as samples or seized under the Act or any other Act of Parliament;

(c) the names of the individuals who are designated as chief firearms officers or firearms officers within the meaning of section 2 of the Act;

(d) information concerning prohibition orders made under section 147.1 of the National Defence Act; and

(e) information concerning any other matter relevant to the Registrar's responsibilities under the Act, that is required to be collected under the Act or any other Act of Parliament.

RECORDS OF CHIEF FIREARMS OFFICERS

3. For the purposes of paragraph 87(1)(d) of the Act, a chief firearms officer shall keep records of the following matters:

(a) information concerning every approved shooting club or shooting range within the province;

(b) any information provided to the chief firearms officer concerning any recognizance referred to in section 810 or 810.1 of the Criminal Code, bail condition, probation order condition or condition of parole, that contains a prohibition or limitation on the possession of any weapon or other device referred to in subsection 109(1) of the Criminal Code;

(c) information concerning the restoration of an authorization, a licence or a registration certificate under section 117.06 of the Criminal Code;

(d) the names of the instructors in the province who are designated for the purpose of giving a course or test referred to in section 7 of the Act;

(e) the names of the individuals who have successfully completed a course and passed the test, or passed a test, referred to in section 7 of the Act, including the date and place of the course and test or the test;

(f) every certification made pursuant to paragraph 7(4)(a) of the Act; and

(g) the maximum inventory levels for prohibited firearms, prohibited weapons, prohibited devices or prohibited ammunition set out pursuant to subsection 23(3) of the Firearms Licences Regulations.

DESTRUCTION OF RECORDS

4. (1) Subject to subsection (2), for the purpose of section 84 of the Act, a record kept in the Canadian Firearms Registry shall not be destroyed until after the expiration of 10 years after the date on which it was created.

(2) A record of a registration certificate that is issued or revoked, kept in the Canadian Firearms Registry under paragraph 83(1)(a) of the Act, shall not be destroyed.

5. For the purpose of subsection 87(2) of the Act, a record kept by a chief firearms officer shall not be destroyed until after the expiration of 10 years after the date on which it was created.

6. Despite sections 4 and 5, the following records shall not be destroyed until after the death of the individual in respect of whom they are kept:

(a) the record attesting to the fact that the individual has successfully completed a course and passed the test, or passed a test, referred to in section 7 of the Act, including the date and place of the course and test or the test;

(b) records of every certification made pursuant to paragraph 7(4)(a) of the Act;

(c) records of prohibition orders kept under paragraph 87(1)(c) of the Act and records of information concerning prohibition orders made under section 147.1 of the National Defence Act; and

(d) records of information concerning any recognizance referred to in section 810 or 810.1 of the Criminal Code, bail condition, probation order condition or condition of parole, that contains a prohibition or limitation on the possession of any weapon or other device referred to in subsection 109(1) of the Criminal Code.

AMENDMENT OF RECORDS

7. (1) Records kept in the Canadian Firearms Registry pursuant to section 83 of the Act shall be amended only by the Registrar.

(2) Records kept pursuant to section 87 of the Act by a chief firearms officer shall be amended only by the chief firearms officer.

(3) The Registrar shall inform every chief firearms officer of any amendment made under subsection (1).

(4) A chief firearms officer shall inform the Registrar and all other chief firearms officers of any amendment made under subsection (2).

(5) An individual who wants personal information about the individual contained in a record to be amended shall submit an application in writing

(a) in the case of a record in the Canadian Firearms Registry, to the Registrar; and

(b) in the case of a record kept pursuant to section 87 of the Act, to the chief firearms officer in respect of the province in which the record was originally created.
http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/regulations/SOR-98-213/page-2.html

Shalimar
08-21-2014, 09:21 AM
You might want to make that a sticky in case those looking for such or ignorant of the actual laws can find it easier.