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Grenada. 1968 ‘Restrictions Upon Acquisition and Disposal of Firearms and Ammunition.’ Firearms Act of 1968, Last Amended in 1990; Chapter 105, Part III (Section 10), pp. 12-13. St George's: Ministry of Legal Affairs. 28 September

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Restrictions Upon Acquisition and Disposal

10. (1) A person shall not purchase, acquire, sell or transfer any prohibited weapon.1

(2) A person shall not purchase or acquire any firearm or ammunition from or sell or transfer any firearm or ammunition to any other person whom he knows or has reasonable cause to believe to be under the age of seventeen years, except where such other person is the holder of a certificate issued under paragraph (j) of subsection (2) of section (20).

(3) A person shall not purchase or acquire any firearm or ammunition unless

(a) subject to subsection (9), he is the holder of Firearm Manufacturer's Licence or a Firearm Dealer's Licence or a Firearm User's Licence in relation to a firearm or ammunition of the type so purchased or acquired by him; and
(b) subject to subsections (8) and (9), the person from whom he purchases or acquires such firearm or ammunition is the holder of a Firearm Manufacturer's Licence1 or a Firearm Dealer's Licence, or a Firearm Disposal Permit1 in respect of the firearm or ammunition so purchased or acquired from such person.

(4) A person shall not sell or transfer any firearm or ammunition unless

(a) subject to subsections (8) and (9), he is the holder of a Firearm Manufacturer's Licence, or a Firearm Dealer's Licence, or a Firearm Disposal Permit in respect of the firearm or ammunition so sold or transferred by him; and
(b) subject to subsection (9), the person to whom he sells or transfers such firearm or ammunition is the holder of a Firearm User's Licence or a Firearm Dealer's Licence or a Firearm Manufacturer's Licence in respect of a firearm or ammunition of the type so sold or transferred to such person.

(5) A person other than the holder of a Firearm Manufacturer's Licence or a Firearm Dealer's Licence shall not accept the delivery of any firearm or ammunition pursuant to any purchase or acquisition of such firearm or ammunition except in accordance with section 11.

(6) A person shall not, pursuant to any purchase or acquisition of any firearm or ammunition, deliver such firearm or ammunition to any person other than the holder of a Firearm Manufacturer's Licence or of a Firearm Dealer's Licence except in accordance with section 11.

(7) Every person who contravenes this section shall be guilty of an offence and shall be imprisoned

(a) on summary conviction, for not less than six months and not more than two years;
(b) on conviction on indictment, for not less than three years and not more than five years.

(8) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, firearms (other than prohibited weapons) or ammunition may be sold at a public auction pursuant to section 123 of the Customs Act without any such licence or permit as is referred to in paragraph (a) of subsection (4).

(9) Subsections (3) and (4) in so far as they relate to the acquisition or transfer of a firearm or ammunition shall not apply to the obtaining of possession of a firearm or ammunition by any such person as is mentioned in paragraphs (b) to (i) in subsection (2) of section 20 in the circumstances set out in those paragraphs.

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