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Uganda. 1970 ‘Issue of Firearm Certificates.’ Firearms Act 1970, Chapter 299; Section 4. Kampala: Republic of Uganda. 1 December

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4. Issue of firearm certificates

The chief licensing officer may, in his or her discretion, refuse to issue a firearm certificate without assigning any reason for the refusal and in any case, he or she shall refuse to issue a firearm certificate unless he or she is satisfied that the person applying for the firearm certificate —

is not prohibited by any provision of this Act from purchasing, acquiring or having in his or her possession a firearm or ammunition;

has reasonable cause to purchase, acquire or have in his or her possession a firearm or ammunition;

is competent to use a firearm of the kind in respect of which the application is made;

has attained the age of twenty-five years;

is of sound mind and of temperate habits;

will take all proper steps to ensure the safe custody of the firearm in respect of which the application is made and will install a minimum safety to the satisfaction of the police officer in charge of the area in which he or she resides;

is in all other respects a fit and proper person to purchase, acquire or have in his or her possession a firearm.

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