Citation(s) from the literature library

Cross, Peter, Rick de Caris, Ettienne Hennop and Angus Urquhart. 2003 ‘General Information - Botswana.’ The Law of the Gun: An Audit of Firearms Control Legislation in the SADC Region, p. 9. London: SaferAfrica and Saferworld. 1 June

Relevant contents

International agreements

- SADC Firearms Protocol: Signed - Ratified
- UN Firearms Protocol
- UN Programme of Action: Party to
- Bamako Declaration: Party to

Primary legislation

- Arms and Ammunition Act, Chapter 24:01

Last amendment / revisions: Unknown
Regulations: Yes
Year of implementation: Commenced 31 December 1981

Other legislation containing firearms controls

- Explosives Act Chapter 24:02
- Finance Act
- Dangerous Drugs Act
- Stock Theft Act

Central Firearms Registry: Yes, manually kept

Number of registered civilian firearms: Approximately 30,984

Review: Currently underway

ID: Q8849

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