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South Africa. 2004 ‘General Provisions Regarding Applications Required in Terms of the Act.’ Firearms Control Regulations, 2004; Chapter 3 (Section 13). Pretoria: Department of Safety and Security. 26 March

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13. General Provisions Regarding Applications Required in Terms of the Act

7) Any person providing a recommendation concerning the character of an applicant in support of an application made for a purpose contemplated in the Act, must also state whether the applicant, to the best of such person's knowledge and belief, is:
a) a fit and proper person to be issued with the competency certificate, licence, permit or authorisation applied for;
b) of a stable mental condition and is not inclined to violence; and
c) not dependent on any substance which has an intoxicating or narcotic effect.

8) a) A person who provides a recommendation as envisaged in sub-regulation (7) may be asked by a relevant Designated Firearms Officer, or a person acting on the written authority of the relevant Designated Firearms Officer to provide further information regarding the recommendation.
b) Any failure or refusal by the person to provide such reasonable and relevant information requested by a relevant Designated Firearms Officer may render the recommendation ineffective.
c) No person is compelled to provide further information regarding a recommendation.

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