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Dominica. 2011 ‘Prohibition Against Discharging Firearm in Public.’ Firearms Act No. 3 of 2011; Part V (Section 26), pp. 234-235. Roseau: Parliament of the Commonwealth of Dominica. 15 April

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Prohibition Against Discharging Firearm in Public

26. (1) A person shall not discharge a firearm or ammunition within fifty yards of any public road or in any public place except:

(a) in the protection of his person or property or the person or property of another person;
(b) under the direction of a civil or military authority authorized to give the direction;
(c) with the permission of the appropriate authority.1

(2) A person shall not discharge a firearm or ammunition within fifty yards of a dwelling house or discharge a firearm or ammunition to the damage or danger of any person in a dwelling house except:

(a) in the protection of his person or property or the person or property or another person;
(b) under the direction of a civil or military authority authorized to give the direction;
(c) with the permission of the appropriate authority.

(3) A person who contravenes this section commits an offence and the burden of proof that the discharge of the firearm was lawful lies on the person making that assertion…

ID: Q10110

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