Firearms Act, 1964


1.—(1) In this Act—

“the Commissioner” means the Commissioner of the Garda Síochána;

“the Minister” means the Minister for Justice;

“the Principal Act” means the Firearms Act, 1925 ;

“public place” means any place to which the public have access whether as of right or by permission and whether subject to or free of charge;

“Superintendent” means a Superintendent of the Garda Síochána and includes an Inspector of the Garda Síochána acting as a Superintendent.

(2) In this Act and in the Principal Act, references to the Principal Act shall, where the context so requires or permits, be construed as references to that Act as amended by this Act.

(3) This Act shall be construed as one with the Principal Act.