Monday, 26 January 2015
All Firearms Dealers should now be in receipt of the dealers implementation letter from PSNI FEB, Be advised that these new requirements are not instead of electronic registers, they are the law from the 31 December 2014 regardless of whether you have a paper or electronic register.
Friday, 23 January 2015
The current declarations by the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht allowing for the control of certain wild bird species are due to expire on 30 April 2015. These declarations are made by the Minister in exercising the powers conferred on her by Section 3 of the European Communities (Wildlife Act, 1976) (Amendment) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 254 of 1986).
Wednesday, 14 January 2015
The Department of Environment has published a consultation on proposals to make updated and consolidated ‘Habitats Regulations’.
The Conservation (Natural Habitats, etc) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995 (‘the Habitats Regulations’) transpose the requirements of the EC ‘Habitats’ Directive and aspects of the ‘Wild Birds’ Directive. Since they were originally made in 1995, the Habitats Regulations have been subject to amendment on 6 separate occasions. The last set of amendments was made in 2012.
Monday, 17 November 2014
The Department of Justice and Equality invites interested parties to make submissions on the joint An Garda Síochána / Department of Justice and Equality Working Group Report on the Review of Firearms Licensing.