The appeal process begins when an applicant is aggrieved by a decision of the Board of the Authority and applies to the Review Board for a review of the decision. The law allows for an appeal to be made up to twenty-one (21) consecutive days after a package has been collected by the applicant.
If the twenty-one (21) consecutive days have passed, the applicant may reapply immediately if the Authority is satisfied that their circumstances have changed. The applicant may also submit a new application two (2) years after the date the package was served.
The revocation appeal process begins when a holder has received a revocation notice, whether in person or via registered mail and applies to have a review of this decision. In the event a person’s licence was revoked by the Board of the Authority and a revocation order was received. Under Sections 37 and 37A of the Firearm Act of 1967, an appeal can be made within twenty-one (21) consecutive days of receipt of this notice.
Appeal Application Process
The applicant must submit the following documents to the Receptionist at FLA:
- Completed application for review of Denial/Revocation Form
- One (1) passport-sized photograph
- Appeal fee payment
- Any other document that the applicant believes will aid his/her appeal application.
- Firearm Licensing Authority processes request.
- The applicant is advised of the outcome of the request.