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Malaysia. 1960 ‘Possession of and Importation of Imitation Arms.’ Laws of Malaysia, Act 206, Arms Act 1960 [Act as of January 2006]; Part III (Section 36). Kuala Lumpur: The Commissioner of Law Revision, Malaysia. 1 January

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Possession of and Importation of Imitation Arms

36. (1) Any person who shall import or have in his possession or custody an imitation arm shall, on conviction, be liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year, or to a fine not exceeding five thousand ringgit, or to both:
Provided that it shall not constitute an offence under this section —
(a) for a person under the age of fourteen years to possess an imitation arm; or
(b) for any person to import or be in possession of an imitation arm under and in accordance with a licence, in such form as may be prescribed, issued by the Chief Police Officer of the State in which the person resides or, in the case of a person importing the arms in the ordinary course of business, in which he carries on business.

(2) It shall be lawful for a Magistrate upon the request in writing of a Chief Police Officer to order that any imitation arm be destroyed by the police, whether any person has been or could be convicted of any offence against this section or not; and no compensation shall be payable in respect of any destruction under this subsection.

(3) No prosecution under this section shall be commenced without the consent of the Public Prosecutor.

ID: Q5140

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