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How do I legally transport restricted firearms?

How do I legally transport restricted firearms?

How do I legally transport restricted firearms?

Attach secure locking devices to the firearms; and lock the firearms in a sturdy, non-transparent container

  • Unload the firearms; and
  • Attach secure locking devices to the firearms; and
  • Lock the firearms in a sturdy, non-transparent container
  • Obtain an Authorization to Transport (call 1-800-731-4000).

Transporting restricted firearms safely

Restricted and prohibited firearms

  • Unload the firearms; and
  • Attach secure locking devices to the firearms; and
  • Lock the firearms in a sturdy, non-transparent container; and
  • Remove the bolts or bolt carriers from any automatic firearms (if removable).
  • Obtain an Authorization to Transport (call 1-800-731-4000).

Leaving any class of firearm in an unattended vehicle

  • Lock non-restricted firearms and locked containers carrying restricted or prohibited firearms in the trunk or in a similar lockable compartment.
  • If the vehicle does not have a trunk or lockable compartment, put firearms and firearm containers out of sight inside the vehicle and lock the vehicle.
  • If you are in a remote wilderness area and cannot lock your non-restricted firearms inside your vehicle, unload them and put them out of sight. Attach a secure locking device to the firearms unless they are needed for predator control.

Credit: https://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/firearms/storing-transporting-and-displaying-firearms

Transportation of Restricted Firearms

 An individual may transport a restricted firearm only if

  • (a) it is unloaded;

  • (b) it is rendered inoperable by means of a secure locking device;

  • (c) it is in a locked container that is made of an opaque material and is of such strength, construction and nature that it cannot readily be broken open or into or accidentally opened during transportation; and

  • (d) if it is in a container described in paragraph (c) that is in an unattended vehicle,

    • (i) when the vehicle is equipped with a trunk or similar compartment that can be securely locked, the container is in that trunk or compartment and the trunk or compartment is securely locked, and

    • (ii) when the vehicle is not equipped with a trunk or similar compartment that can be securely locked, the vehicle, or the part of the vehicle that contains the container, is securely locked and the container is not visible from outside the vehicle.

Credit: https://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/regulations/sor-98-209/FullText.html

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