Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Alpers, Philip and Conor Twyford. 2003 ‘Pacific Small Arms Legislation: Domestic and regional issues.’ Small Arms in the Pacific; Occasional Paper No. 8, p. 64. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 31 March
Licensing officers have discretion to refuse to issue or renew on the grounds that the applicant or others close to the applicant are not 'fit and proper' persons…
In the typically small communities of the Pacific Islands, an applicant's background is already well known to police.