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Uganda. 1970 ‘Storage of Firearms and Ammunition by Dealers and Gunsmiths.’ Firearms Act 1970, Chapter 299; Section 18. Kampala: Republic of Uganda. 1 December

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18. Storage of firearms and ammunition by dealers and gunsmiths

Every firearms dealer or gunsmith shall provide and maintain at each of his or her places of business a suitable enclosed store for the safe custody of firearms and ammunition in his or her possession and shall at all times keep all such firearms and ammunition securely within the store.

Every store required to be provided and maintained under subsection (1) shall be secure to the satisfaction of the licensing officer of the area in which it is situated, and shall have only one means of entry to it which shall be provided with two different locks of which master keys shall be delivered to the licensing officer who shall keep them in a safe after properly labelling them.

In case a registered gunsmith is employed by a registered firearms dealer at the dealer's place of business, the requirements of this section shall apply only to the dealer.

Any person who fails to comply with any of the provisions of this section commits an offence and is liable to a fine not exceeding five thousand shillings.

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