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Solomon Islands. 1996 ‘The Firearms, Ammunition and Air Weapons Regulations - Section 55.’ Firearms and Ammunition Act (1967); Section 9. Honiara: National Parliament. 1 January

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(1) No person shall import any air weapon into Solomon Islands without a permit issued by the Principal Licensing Officer authorising such importation.

(2) No person other than a licensed firearms dealer or licensed air weapons dealer shall by way of trade or business sell, transfer or expose for sale any air weapon nor keep or have in his possession any air weapon for any such purpose.

(3) No person other than a licensed firearms dealer or licensed air weapons dealer shall purchase, acquire, or have in his possession an air weapon except under and in accordance with the terms and conditions of a valid air weapon licence authorising him so to do issued by a licensing officer.

(4) No person shall sell, transfer or otherwise part with the possession of any air weapon to any person other than a licensed firearms dealer, unless that other person produces a valid air weapon licence authorising him to possess it.

(5) No air weapon licence shall be issued to any person under the age of sixteen years.

(7) The Principal Licensing Officer may, upon application therefor and payment of the prescribed fee, issue in such form as he thinks fit, a licence to deal in air weapons subject to such terms and conditions as he shall specify.

(8) A licensing officer may, upon application therefor and payment of the prescribed fee, issue an air weapon licence in the prescribed form subject to such terms and conditions as he shall specify.

(10) In these Regulations "air weapon" means an air gun, air rifle and an air pistol; and "licensed air weapons dealer" means the holder of a valid licence to deal in air weapons issued under paragraph (7).

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