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Bangladesh. 1991 ‘Unlicensed Importation and Exportation Prohibited.’ Arms Act, 1878 (Act No. XI OF 1878); Section 6. Dhaka: Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs. 1 January

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Unlicensed Importation and Exportation Prohibited

6. No person shall bring or take by sea or by land into or out of Bangladesh any arms, ammunition or military stores except under a license and in the manner and to the extent permitted by such license.

Nothing in the first clause of this section extends to arms (other than cannon) or ammunition imported or exported in reasonable quantities for his own private use by any person lawfully entitled to possess such arms or ammunition; but the Collector of Customs or any other officer empowered by the Government in this behalf by name or in virtue of his office may at any time detain such arms or ammunition until he receives the orders of the Government thereon.

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