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Trinidad and Tobago. 1971 ‘Offences Relating to Selling or Transferring Firearms or Ammunition.’ Firearms Act, Chapter 16:01, Revised Edition 2011; Chapter 16:01, Act 44 (Section 9), pp. 14-15. Port of Spain: Ministry of Legal Affairs. 1 January

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Offences relating to selling or transferring firearms or ammunition [Last amended by Act 2 of 2011]

9. (1) Any person who sells or transfers a firearm or ammunition to any other person who does not hold or who is not exempted from holding a Firearm User's Licence is liable—

(a) on summary conviction to a fine of seventy-five thousand dollars or imprisonment for eight years; or
(b) on conviction on indictment to imprisonment for fifteen years.

(2) Any person is liable on summary conviction to a fine of forty thousand dollars or to imprisonment for ten years who purchase or acquire from, sells or transfers a firearm or ammunition to, or repairs, tests or proves any firearm or ammunition for, any other person whom he knows, or has reasonable cause to believe, to be —

(a) a restricted person;1
(b) drunk or under the influence of drugs or of unsound mind;
(c) at the time of such sale or transfer otherwise unfit to be entrusted with such a firearm or ammunition; or
(d) under the age of twenty-five years.

(3) The provisions of this section shall apply whether or not the person selling or transferring a firearm or ammunition is the holder of a Firearm Dealer's Licence or, in the case of a person who repairs, tests or proves a firearm or ammunition, a Gunsmith's Licence…

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