The City of Hamilton is responsible for prohibiting and regulating the discharge of recreational firearms within the City of Hamilton to ensure the safety and security of the community. The Discharge of Recreational Firearms By-law 19-114 (PDF, 2 MB) helps you understand your obligations and outlines where the discharge of firearms is permitted.
In addition, these agencies have further regulations about discharging firearms in Hamilton:
A Conservation Officer is a law enforcement officer, specifically the Ministry of Natural Resources, O.P.P or Hamilton Police. Under the legislation, you must identify yourself to the conservation officer, and provide them with any documentation for hunting and or fishing means. Conservation officers are able to issue tickets, charges and have authority under various federal legislations.
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