Strengthening Canadians’ Security and Promoting Hunting and Recreational Shooting Act

An Act to amend the Firearms Act and the Criminal Code and to make consequential changes to other Acts

This bill was last introduced in the 42nd Parliament, 1st Session, which ended in September 2019.


Dead, as of Nov. 3, 2016
(This bill did not become law.)


This is from the published bill. The Library of Parliament often publishes better independent summaries.

This enactment amends the Firearms Act to tighten the rules governing the transportation of firearms that are not hunting firearms. It also replaces the concept of firearms registration with that of firearms inscription and restricts the locations where firearms subject to an inscription certificate must be kept.

It also amends the Criminal Code to make changes to the definitions relating to firearms, by defining hunting firearm, amending the definition prohibited firearm and replacing the definition restricted firearm with that of circumscribed firearm.

Finally, it makes consequential changes to other Acts.


All sorts of information on this bill is available at LEGISinfo, provided by the Library of Parliament. You can also read the full text of the bill.