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South Africa. 2004 ‘Safes and Safe Custody.’ Firearms Control Regulations, 2004; Chapter 10 (Section 86). Pretoria: Department of Safety and Security. 26 March

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86. Safes and Safe Custody

1) When a firearm is not under the direct personal and physical control of a holder of a licence, authorisation or permit to possess the firearm, the firearm and its ammunition must be stored in a safe or strong-room that conforms to the prescripts of SABS Standard 953-1 and 953-2, unless otherwise specifically provided in these regulations.

2) Subject to regulation 36(2) a dealer and gunsmith must store firearms and ammunition in a safe or strong-room that conforms to the prescriptions of SABS Standard 953-1 and 953-2, at the place of business specified on the applicable licence, authorisation and permit, as the case may be.

3) A manufacturer must store firearms and ammunition in a safe or strong-room that conforms to the prescripts of SABS Standard 953-1 and 953-2, or an explosives magazine licensed in terms of the Explosives Act, 1956 (Act No. 26 of 1956) at the place of business specified on the applicable licence, authorisation and permit, as the case may be.

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