Definition of Restricted Firearms

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General Principles

See also: Definition of Firearms, Definition of Prohibited Firearms, and Non-Restricted and Other Types of Firearms
Definitions

84. (1) In this Part,
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“restricted firearm” means

(a) a handgun that is not a prohibited firearm,
(b) a firearm that
(i) is not a prohibited firearm,
(ii) has a barrel less than 470 mm in length, and
(iii) is capable of discharging centre-fire ammunition in a semi-automatic manner,
(c) a firearm that is designed or adapted to be fired when reduced to a length of less than 660 mm by folding, telescoping or otherwise, or
(d) a firearm of any other kind that is prescribed to be a restricted firearm;

“restricted weapon” means any weapon, other than a firearm, that is prescribed to be a restricted weapon;
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R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 84; R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), ss. 185(F), 186; 1991, c. 40, s. 2; 1995, c. 39, s. 139; 1998, c. 30, s. 16; 2003, c. 8, s. 2; 2008, c. 6, s. 2; 2009, c. 22, s. 2.


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Regulations state:

3 The firearms listed in Part 2 of the schedule are restricted firearms for the purposes of paragraph (d) of the definition restricted firearm in subsection 84(1) of the Criminal Code, except for those firearms that are prohibited firearms within the meaning of paragraph (b) or (c) of the definition prohibited firearm in that subsection.

SOR/2015-213, s. 2.


Regs

3.1 The firearms listed in Part 2.1 of the schedule that have a barrel that is less than 470 mm in length, and firearms listed in items 3, 4, 6, 7, 9 and 10 of that Part that do not have a barrel, are restricted firearms for the purposes of paragraph (d) of the definition restricted firearm in subsection 84(1) of the Criminal Code, except for those firearms that

(a) discharge projectiles in rapid succession during one pressure of the trigger; or
(b) are prohibited firearms within the meaning of paragraph (b) of the definition prohibited firearm in subsection 84(1) of the Criminal Code.

SOR/2015-213, s. 2.


Regs

PART 2
Restricted Firearms
Former Restricted Weapons Order

1 The firearms of the designs commonly known as the High Standard Model 10, Series A shotgun and the High Standard Model 10, Series B shotgun, and any variants or modified versions of them.
2 The firearm of the design commonly known as the M-16 rifle, and any variant or modified version of it, including the

(a) Colt AR-15;[1]
(b) Colt AR-15 SPI;
(c) Colt AR-15 Sporter;
(d) Colt AR-15 Collapsible Stock Model;
(e) Colt AR-15 A2;
(f) Colt AR-15 A2 Carbine;
(g) Colt AR-15 A2 Government Model Rifle;
(h) Colt AR-15 A2 Government Model Target Rifle;
(i) Colt AR-15 A2 Government Model Carbine;
(j) Colt AR-15 A2 Sporter II;
(k) Colt AR-15 A2 H-BAR;
(l) Colt AR-15 A2 Delta H-BAR;
(m) Colt AR-15 A2 Delta H-BAR Match;
(n) Colt AR-15 9mm Carbine;
(o) Armalite AR-15;[2]
(p) AAI M15;
(q) AP74;
(r) EAC J-15;
(s) PWA Commando;
(t) SGW XM15A;
(u) SGW CAR-AR;
(v) SWD AR-15; and
(w) any 22-calibre rimfire variant, including the
(i) Mitchell M-16A-1/22,
(ii) Mitchell M-16/22,
(iii) Mitchell CAR-15/22, and
(iv) AP74 Auto Rifle.

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SOR/2015-213, s. 3.


Regs

PART 2.1
Firearms for the Purposes of Sections 3.1 and 3.2

1 Ceská Zbrojovka (CZ) Model CZ858 Tactical-2P rifle

2 Ceská Zbrojovka (CZ) Model CZ858 Tactical-2V rifle

3 Ceská Zbrojovka (CZ) Model CZ858 Tactical-4P rifle

4 Ceská Zbrojovka (CZ) Model CZ858 Tactical-4V rifle

5 SAN Swiss Arms Model Classic Green rifle

6 SAN Swiss Arms Model Classic Green carbine

7 SAN Swiss Arms Model Classic Green CQB rifle

8 SAN Swiss Arms Model Black Special rifle

9 SAN Swiss Arms Model Black Special carbine

10 SAN Swiss Arms Model Black Special CQB rifle

11 SAN Swiss Arms Model Black Special Target rifle

12 SAN Swiss Arms Model Blue Star rifle

13 SAN Swiss Arms Model Heavy Metal rifle

14 SAN Swiss Arms Model Red Devil rifle

15 SAN Swiss Arms Model Swiss Arms Edition rifle


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Photographs

M-16 and variants [restricted firearm]
AR-15 [restricted firearm]