Intelligence Law Glossary - NICS


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NICS

Administrative Law

28 CFR § 25.2 [28 CFR PART 25—DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE INFORMATION SYSTEMS]

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NICS
means the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, which an FFL must, with limited exceptions, contact for information on whether receipt of a firearm by a person who is not licensed under 18 U.S.C. 923 would violate Federal or state law.