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Marshall Islands. 1983 ‘Firearm Control.’ Firearm Control Act (1983); Article 1204. Majuro: Nitijela. 11 February

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Firearm Control

Article 1204

(1) Subject to Subsections (2) and (3) of this Section and notwithstanding Section 1203 of this Act, if the Attorney-General is satisfied that:
(a) a person has a genuine need for a firearm of a particular type;
(b) he can be trusted to possess, carry and use a firearm of that type with safety to himself and others, and in accordance with the Weapons Control Act and any other applicable law; and
(c) he otherwise complies with the provisions of the Weapons Control Act relating to the issuance of identification cards in relation to firearms of that type, the Attorney-General may issue an identification card under that Act to that person in relation to a firearm of that type.

(2) Subsection (1) of this Section does not permit the issuance of an identification card if the card would not have been issued under the Weapons Control Act, in the absence of this Act.

(3) Except as provided in the regulations made under Section 1208 of this Act, Subsection (1) of this Section does not apply to or in relation to:
(a) concealable firearms or other pistols or revolvers;
(b) firearms that have been reduced in length; or
(c) automatic or semiautomatic weapons .

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