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South Africa. 2011 ‘General Prohibition in Respect of Firearms and Muzzle Loading Firearms.’ Firearms Control Act 2000 (Act last amended in 2011); Chapter 2 (Section 3), p. 11. Cape Town: Parliament of the Republic of South Africa. 5 December
3. General prohibition in respect of firearms and muzzle loading firearms
(1) No person may possess a firearm unless he or she holds for that firearm-
(a) a licence, permit or authorisation issued in terms of this Act; or
(b) a licence, permit, authorisation or registration certificate contemplated in item 1, 2, 3, 4, 4A or 5 of Schedule 1.
(2) No person may possess a muzzle loading firearm unless he or she has been issued with the relevant competency certificate.