DECLARATION UNDER SECTION 21 OF THE FIREARMS ACT 1968
It is an offence for a person who is prohibited by Section 21 of the Firearms Act 1968 to have a firearm or ammunition in his/her possession at any time.
This Section applies to any person who has been sentenced to imprisonment, a suspended term of imprisonment or to youth custody or detention in any young offenders institution for three months or more.
A person sentenced to a suspended or term of imprisonment period between 3 months and 3 years is prohibited for 5 years from the date of release.
A person sentenced to a suspended or term of imprisonment of 3 years or more is prohibited for life.
It is an offence for a person to transfer, let, hire, or lend a firearm or ammunition to someone whom he / she knows or has reasonable grounds for believing to be a prohibited person.