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Cayman Islands. 1964 ‘Definitions and Interpretation.’ Firearms Law 17 of 1964 (2008 Revision); Part I (Article 2), pp. 5-6. George Town: Government of the Cayman Islands. 22 October

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2. Definitions and Interpretation

"automatic rifle" means any rifle so designed or adapted that if pressure is applied to the trigger, missiles continue to be discharged until pressure is removed from the trigger or the magazine containing the missiles is empty;…

"Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Police;

"firearm" means artillery, machine gun, sub-machine gun, rifle, shot gun, pistol, air gun, air pistol or any lethal barrelled weapon from which any shot, bullet or other missile can be discharged or noxious fumes can be emitted except any air rifle, air gun or air pistol of a type prescribed by the Governor and of a calibre so prescribed, and includes any component part of any such weapon and such accessory to any such weapon designed or adapted to diminish the noise or flash caused by firing the weapon, and includes any ammunition capable of being used in any firearm and any reloader which is capable of or designed for the reloading of shotgun cartridges or any other type of ammunition;…

"prohibited firearm" means any artillery, machine gun, sub-machine gun, automatic rifle or any weapon of whatsoever description or design, adapted for the discharge of any noxious liquid or gas;

"restricted person" means any person who -
(a) has served imprisonment for three months or upwards and has been released within five years; or
(b) has, at any time within five years next before the event in relation to which the term is used, been convicted of an offence under this Law or of any offence involving fraud or violence;

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