Body Armour

Body armour is a garment or item designed, intended or adapted to protect individuals from stab wounds or gunshots. Under British Columbia’s Body Armour Control Act and Regulation, you must have a permit to possess body armour. A business that sells body armour to an individual without a permit may face a fine up to $100,000 and its controlling members could face up to six months in jail. If you possess body armour without a permit you could face a fine up to $10,000 and six months in jail. Police can seize body armour that is sold or possessed without a permit.

Contact Information

Security Programs personnel are available during regular business hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.

Telephone: Toll free - 1 855 587-0185 (press option 1)
Fax: 250 387-4454
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