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Kenya. 1954 ‘Storage and Safe Custody of Firearms and Ammunition.’ Firearms Act, Chapter 114; Section 18. Nairobi: Republic of Kenya. 1 January

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Storage and Safe Custody of Firearms and Ammunition

18. (1) Every registered firearms dealer shall maintain at each of his places of business a suitable enclosed store for the safe custody of firearms and ammunition in his possession.

(2) Each store shall be, and be maintained constantly, secure to the satisfaction of the licensing officer, and shall have only one means of entry thereto, which shall be provided with two locks, of which master-keys shall be delivered to, and retained by, the licensing officer.

(3) Every person having in his possession any firearm or ammunition shall keep it at all times securely and in safe custody and in a safe condition, and shall take all reasonable precautions to ensure that the firearm or ammunition is not lost or stolen and is not at any time available to any person not lawfully entitled to possess it.

(4) Any person who fails to comply with any of the provisions of this section shall be guilty of an offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year or to a fine not exceeding ten thousand shillings or to both.

(5) In this section, "safe custody" means in the physical custody of the licensee or in a safe approved for that purpose by the licensing officer.

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