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Namibia. 1996 ‘Prohibition of Dealing in Arms and Ammunition Without Licence.’ Promulgation of Arms and Ammunition Act, 1996 (Act No.7 of 1996 - as of 2005); Chapter 3 (Section 14), pp. 14-15. Windhoek: Parliament of Namibia. 11 June

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14. Prohibition of Dealing in Arms and Ammunition Without Licence

(1) Subject to subsection (3), no person shall deal in arms or ammunition otherwise than under the authority of a dealer's licence.

(2) Any such licence shall be in addition to any licence or authority required under any other law.

(3) The provisions of subsection (1) shall not apply to -

(a) the sale of arms or ammunition by an auctioneer on instructions given by a staff member in the Public Service in the execution of his or her duties or given by the executor or administrator in a deceased estate or the trustee in an insolvent estate or the liquidator of a company, for the purpose of administering or winding-up that estate or company;
(b) the sale of arms or ammunition by any officer of a court of law in the execution of his or her duties;
(c) the sale by any person of arms or ammunition held in stock by any person whose dealer's licence or permit to manufacture arms or ammunition has been cancelled or has ceased to be valid in terms of the provisions of this Act or whose application for renewal of a dealer's licence has been refused, if such sale takes place under the authority of a permit issued by the Minister or a person designated by the Minister and in accordance with such conditions as may be stated in such permit;
(d) the sale by an authorized manufacturer to a licensed dealer of arms and ammunition manufactured by such manufacturer;
(e) any sale of arms or ammunition contemplated in section 12(2)(b).

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