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Dominica. 2011 ‘Inquiry by Appropriate Authority.’ Firearms Act No. 3 of 2011; Part VIII (Section 55), pp. 254-255. Roseau: Parliament of the Commonwealth of Dominica. 15 April

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Inquiry by Appropriate Authority

55. (1) Upon receipt of a true extract of a register pursuant to section 19,1 the appropriate authority2 may, if the appropriate authority has reason to do so, hold or cause an inquiry to be held into any purchase or purchases of ammunition by a holder to determine whether the purchase or purchases is or are reasonable or justifiable taking into account the reasons for the issuance of a licence and the category of licence issued to the holder.

(2) Where, following an inquiry under subsection (1), the appropriate authority has reason to believe that the ammunition was acquired for reasons outside the scope of this Act, the appropriate authority may:

(a) suspend the holder's licence and section 12 applies with the necessary modification;
(b) revoke the holders licence and section 13 applies with the necessary modifications…

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