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Tanzania. 2001 ‘Restriction on the Export of Arms and Ammunition.’ The Arms and Ammunition Act, Chapter 223, No.19 of 2007; Part III (Section 7). Dar es Salaam: Ministry of Home Affairs. 4 May

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Restriction on the Export of Arms and Ammunition

8.-(1) After the commencement of this Act, it shall be an offence for any person to export from the United Republic any arms or any ammunition except under a licence issued by an authorised officer, for such or other arms, subject to the other provisions of this section.

(2) An authorised officer may, subject to any regulations, grant licences for the export of arms and ammunition not intended for use for warlike purposes to any place specified in the licence; except that before granting the licence, the authorised officer shall satisfy himself that the arms and ammunition are not intended for disposal in any way contrary to the provisions of the Convention.

(3) In granting the export licence, the authorised officer may attach to the licence any term and condition consistent with the provisions of this Act and of the Convention which he may deem fit, and in particular may limit the licence to exportation to a named consignee.

(4) In the case of arms and ammunition adapted both to warlike and also to other purposes, the Arms Authority may determine from the size, destination and other circumstances of each consignment for what use they are intended, and decide in each case whether or not they are to be regarded as arms or armaments and ammunition.

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