Firearms Legislation in Ireland and Europe.

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This is a restatement of all the Firearms Acts and amendments from 1925 to 2009. Each subsequent piece of legislation has been inserted into the original Act in such a way as to allow the whole to be read as one Act with all amendments and repeals made etc. This restatement was first made in December 2007 and has been updated regularly. Current version is 3.0 and includes the amendments inserted by the Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009.

Firearms Certificate Amendment/Cancellation Form

Form FRPC1 - Firearms Shooting Range / Pistol / Rifle Authorisation Application.

Firearms Certificate Application Form

Application form for firearms certificate for non-residents

This is the latest draft of the Ranges SI that has yet to be finalised and signed into law. There may be further changes to it, but for clubs and range operators, it should serve as a useful guide as to what the new regime will require.

The Garda Commissioner’s Guidelines as to the Practical Application and Operation of the Firearms Acts, 1925-2009. This is the amended document issued on 22nd October 2009. Changes to the original document are highlighted in red.