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This By-law shall be known as the Weapons By-law of the Town of Annapolis Royal


In this by-law

  1. “Weapons” includes any class or type of gun or other firearm including a shotgun, rifle, air-gun, spring-gun, as well as a long-bow or cross-bow or any device or instrument for shooting projectiles as defined in the Criminal Code of Canada.
  2. “Town” refers to the area within the limits of the Town of Annapolis Royal


No person shall use any weapon within the Town of Annapolis Royal.


Every person who violates any provision of this By-law is liable, upon summary conviction, to a fine not less than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) and not more than One Thousand Dollars ($1000.00) or, in default of payment, to imprisonment for not less than ten (10) days and not exceeding ninety (90) days.


Any person who is given notice of violation of this By-law may pay a penalty in the amount of fifty dollars ($50.00) to an official designated by the Chief Administrative Officer, which official and place of payment shall be designated on the notice, provided that said payment is made within a period of fourteen (14) days following the day which the alleged violation was committed and where the said notice so provides for payment in this manner, and such payment shall be in full satisfaction, releasing and discharging all penalties and imprisonments incurred by the person for said violation.

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