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South Africa. 2000 ‘Declaration by Registrar of Person as Unfit to Possess Firearm.’ Firearms Control Act 2000; Chapter 12 (Section 102). Cape Town: Parliament of the Republic of South Africa. 1 January

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Declaration by Registrar of person as unfit to possess firearm

102. (1) The Registrar may declare a person unfit to possess a firearm if, on the grounds of information contained in a statement under oath or affirmation including a statement made by any person called as a witness, it appears that —
(a) a final protection order has been issued against such person in terms of the Domestic Violence Act, 1998 (Act No. 116 of 1998);
(b) that person has expressed the intention to kill or injure himself or herself or any other person by means of a firearm or any other dangerous weapon;
(c) because of that person's mental condition, inclination to violence or dependence on any substance which has an intoxicating or narcotic effect, the possession of a firearm by that person is not in the interests of that person or of any other person;
(d) that person has failed to take the prescribed steps for the safekeeping of any firearm; or
(e) that person has provided information required in terms of this Act which is false or misleading.

ID: Q1432

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