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Palau. 1979 ‘Right to Bear Arms.’ Constitution of the Republic of Palau 1979; Section 12. Koror: National Congress. 2 April

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The national government shall have exclusive power to regulate importation of firearms and ammunition. No persons except armed forces personnel lawfully in Palau and law enforcement officers acting in an official capacity shall have the right to possess firearms or ammunition unless authorized by legislation which is approved in a nationwide referendum by a majority of the votes cast on the issue.

Section 13.
Subject to Section 12, the Olbiil Era Kelulau shall enact laws within one hundred and eighty (180) days after the effective date of this Constitution:

1) providing for the purchase, confiscation and disposal of all firearms in Palau;
2) establishing a mandatory minimum imprisonment of fifteen (15) years for violation of any law regarding importation, possession, use or manufacture of firearms.

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