Annotated Firearms Act & Related Legislation, 2010 Edition
Publisher: LexisNexis Canada
This comprehensive guide to firearms legislation in Canada provides you with an annotated version of the Firearms Act Part III and other related sections of the Criminal Code, and relevant provisions of the National Defence Act and the Youth Criminal Justice Act. You will find the full text of the Firearms Act, along with orders and regulations pursuant to the Firearms Act and Part III of the Criminal Code.
Features and Benefits
- User friendly format - commentary follows sections of the Act plus detailed cross-references to related portions of the Firearms Act, the Criminal Code and Regulations, applicable case law from across the country and a comprehensive index
- Case law relating to firearms - from the courts of superior jurisdiction, Courts of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada
- Glossary of firearms terminology (from the Canadian Firearms Safety Course and Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course manuals) - helps users understand the topic specific terminology
- Charts and diagrams of various weapons and ammunition - taken from the Canadian Firearms Safety Course program
Highlights of This New Edition
- Recent key court and reference hearings decisions
- Enhanced "summary and commentary" area explains how, operationally, provisions of the Firearms Act are implemented on a day-to-day basis by the Registrar of Firearms and Chief Firearms Officers across the country
Who Should Buy
- Firearms officers and police - stay on top of legislative changes and court interpretation for preparing police training and evaluating enforcement and administrative programs
- Prosecutors - understand the intricacies of the legislation to meet the increasing number of firearms prosecutions and reference hearings
- Defence counsel - benefit from expert interpretation of the complex interface between criminal law and administrative law, and process for effective defence
- Members of the Bench -ensure you will have the governing and related legislation, and cross-references at your fingertips at hearings
Butterworths Annotated Firearms Act&; Related Legislation, 2010 Edition provides an accessible, authoritative reference for those most frequently dealing with Canadian firearms law first hand. Order your copy today!
Billing Method: Annual Publication - Standing Order Terms Apply
Table of Contents
Orders and Regulations Pursuant to the Firearms Act
and Part III of the Criminal Code
Related Provisions of the Criminal Code
(Part III of the Criminal Code
dealing with central firearms and weapons-specific provisions)
Other Relevant Provisions of the Criminal Code
(non-Part III dealing with offences and procedures relating to firearms possession)
Related Provisions of the National Defence Act
Related Provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act
- Customs Tariff
- Glossary of Firearms Terminology
Jonathan Keene Brunet, B.A., LL.B. & Pamela Goode, B.A., LL.B.
Jonathan Keene Brunet, B.A., LL.B., is an Assistant Crown Attorney in Ottawa, Ontario, and a lecturer at the Law Faculty of the University of Ottawa, the Law Department of Carleton University and the Ontario Bar Admission Course.
Pamela Goode, B.A., LL.B., was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1991, and has worked for the Ministry of the Attorney General (Ontario) since that year. Ms. Goode is engaged as a Crown Counsel, seconded to the Chief Firearms Office (CFO) in Orillia, Ontario. There, she provides expert legal advice respecting the Firearms Act and the firearms and weapons provisions in the Criminal Code, and also conducts selected prosecutions, appeals and reference hearings. She has been with the CFO (Ontario) for five years. Ms. Goode is a regular speaker on firearms law and firearms issues at specialist training sessions for police, Crowns and other justice system participants.
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