Weapons Offences Manual (Print & ProView)

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Instantly access all the legislation and case law relating to the possession, use, sale, storage, and handling of weapons and firearms in Canada with the Weapons Offences Manual.

Find annotated analysis, case authorities, and practical answers to all your questions related to firearms and weapons. Featuring more than 1,200 summarized cases and applicable legal principles, this book has all the legislation and case law you need to know.

This book will help you discover

  • The background and history of the current legislation
  • The technical requirements for proof of all weapons and firearm offences and the rulings on "adaptability"
  • The constitutionality of specific firearms and weapons
  • The definitions of prohibited and restricted firearms
  • The definitions of prohibited and restricted weapons
  • The four-year minimum sentences for 10 serious offences
  • Regulations prescribing prohibited and restricted firearms and weapons
  • The new provisions for Firearms Act Reference Hearings
  • All the search and seizure cases with or without prior judicial authorization
  • The case law in relation to Criminal Code offences that attract minimum sentences

Weapons Offences Manual offers the most expansive collection of the applicable legal principles and policies pertaining to firearms and weapons under federal legislation, making it indispensable in court.

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