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Trinidad and Tobago. 1971 ‘General Provisions as to Grant and Issue of Licences, Certificates and Permits.’ Firearms Act, Chapter 16:01, Revised Edition 2011; Chapter 16:01, Act 44 (Section 17), pp. 22-23. Port of Spain: Ministry of Legal Affairs. 1 January

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General provisions as to grant and issue of licences, certificates and permits [Last amended by Act 3 of 2004]

17. (1) Subject to this section and to section 16, the grant of any licence, certificate or permit shall be in the discretion of the Commissioner of Police.

(2) No licence, certificate or permit shall be granted in relation to any prohibited weapon.

(2A) No licence, certificate or permit shall be granted to a person under the age of twenty-five years…

(4) A Firearm Import Permit, a Firearm User's Licence or a Firearm User's (Employee's) Certificate shall be granted by the Commissioner of Police only if he is satisfied that the applicant has a good reason for importing, purchasing, acquiring or having in his possession the firearm or ammunition in respect of which the application is made, and can be permitted to have in his possession that firearm or ammunition without danger to the public safety or to the peace; however, such a permit, certificate or licence shall not be granted to a person whom the Commissioner has reason to believe to be of intemperate habits or unsound mind, or to be for any reason unfit to be entrusted with such a firearm or ammunition…

(6) A licence other than a provisional licence shall be valid for three years from the date of issue and may be renewed, upon payment of the appropriate fee for each renewal, by the Commissioner…

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