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Annotated Firearms Act & Related Legislation, 4th Edition

This comprehensive guide to firearms legislation in Canada provides you with a fully 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.
Publication Language: English
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$130.00
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433495765

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This comprehensive guide to firearms legislation in Canada provides you with a fully 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

  • In-depth research – Insights from a judge, Crown Counsel and leading firearms defence counsel
  • 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 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 weapons and ammunition – Taken from the Canadian Firearms Safety Course and Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course manuals

New In This Edition

  • Fully updated to reflect all legislative, regulatory and jurisprudential developments, including those brought about by the passage into law in 2015 of Bill C-42
  • Discussion of the deferred in-force date of the Regulations Amending the Firearms Marking Regulations (to come into force December 1, 2018)
  • Recent court decisions, including mandatory minimum sentences, the regulation of air guns, restricting access to firearms in bail conditions and many others

Of Interest To

  • 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
  • Firearms owners – Understand the applicable statutes and regulations to ensure full compliance with the law

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Table of contents

Firearms Act
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

Appendices
Customs Tariff
Figures
Glossary of Firearms Terminology