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Dominica. 2011 ‘Prohibitions in Relation to Licences.’ Firearms Act No. 3 of 2011; Part III (Section 15), pp. 220-221. Roseau: Parliament of the Commonwealth of Dominica. 15 April

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Prohibitions in Relation to Licences

Section 15. (1) The appropriate authority1 shall not grant a licence with respect to a prohibited weapon.2

(2) The appropriate authority shall not grant a licence to a person –

(a) who is a restricted person1 under this Act;
(b) of intemperate habits or a known violent nature;
(c) under the age of eighteen;
(d) who for any reason is considered unfit to be entrusted with a firearm or ammunition.

(3) A court before which a person is convicted of an offence under this Act or any law in force in Dominica prior to the coming into operation of this Act dealing with the importation, exportation, possession or use in Dominica of any firearm or ammunition may declare that person a restricted person for the purposes of this Act.

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