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Uganda. 1970 ‘Safe Custody of Firearms and Ammunition.’ Firearms Act 1970, Chapter 299; Section 30. Kampala: Republic of Uganda. 1 December

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30. Safe custody of firearms and ammunition

(1) Every person having in his or her possession any firearm or ammunition —

shall keep the firearm or ammunition at all times securely and in safe custody; 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.

Any person having possession of a firearm or ammunition, whether or not he or she holds a firearm certificate for the firearm or ammunition or is entitled to have possession of the firearm or ammunition without holding a firearm certificate shall, if the firearm or ammunition is lost, stolen or destroyed, report the loss, theft or destruction as soon as possible after its occurrence to the police officer in charge of the nearest police station.

Any person who contravenes any of the provisions of this section commits an offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding twelve months or to a fine not exceeding five thousand shillings or to both.

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