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Malaysia. 1960 ‘Restrictions on the Sale and Transfer of Arms and Ammunition; Licence to Purchase, Obtain, or Transfer Arms and Ammunition.’ Laws of Malaysia, Act 206, Arms Act 1960 [Act as of January 2006]; Part II (Section 11). Kuala Lumpur: The Commissioner of Law Revision, Malaysia. 1 January

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Restrictions on the Sale and Transfer of Arms and Ammunition; Licence to Purchase, Obtain, or Transfer Arms and Ammunition

11. (1) No person shall sell or transfer any arms or ammunition except to—
(a) a licensed dealer or licensed repairer;
(b) a person who shows that he is entitled to have the arms or ammunition in his possession by virtue of this Act or of any licence or permit thereunder, provided that in the case of a person entitled by virtue of a licence or permit,
he produces the licence or permit to the person selling or transferring the same; or
(c) to a person who is and whom he knows or believes to be a police officer or other public officer acting in the course of his duty in accepting delivery of the arms or ammunition.

(2) No person shall knowingly accept delivery of any arms or ammunition unless he is the holder of a valid licence granted to him under this section authorizing him to purchase or acquire the arms or ammunition or unless he is otherwise entitled under this Act or by virtue of any licence or permit granted to him thereunder to have possession, custody or control thereof.

(3) Any person who accepts delivery on purchase or transfer of any arms or ammunition under the authority of any licence granted to him under this section shall—
(a) endorse the said licence with the date of delivery and such particulars of the arms and ammunition so purchased or transferred and such other particulars as may be prescribed; and
(b) return the licence so endorsed within one month of the purchase or transfer to the officer by whom the licence was granted.

(4) A licence to purchase or obtain or transfer arms and ammunition shall be in such form as may be prescribed and shall be issued by the Chief Police Officer of the State in which the applicant therefor resides, and shall be subject to such conditions and restrictions as may be specified therein:
Provided that where the applicant is a person who holds or is at the same time applying for a licence to manufacture arms or ammunition, such licence shall be issued by the Minister.

(5) Any person who contravenes this section shall, on conviction, be liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years, or to a fine not exceeding two thousand ringgit, or to both.

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