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Malaysia. 1960 ‘Legal Definitions.’ Laws of Malaysia, Act 206, Arms Act 1960 [Act as of January 2006]; Part I (Section 2). Kuala Lumpur: The Commissioner of Law Revision, Malaysia. 1 January

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Interpretation

2. (1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

"ammunition" means ammunition (including blank ammunition) for any arm as hereinafter defined, and includes grenades, bombs and other like missiles, whether capable of use with arms or not, and any ammunition containing, or designed or adapted to contain, any noxious liquid, gas or other thing;

"arm" means any lethal barrelled weapon of any description from which any shot, bullet or other missile can be discharged, or which can be adapted for the discharge of any such shot, bullet or other missile, and any weapon of whatever description designed or adapted or which can be adapted for the discharge of any noxious liquid, gas or other thing, and includes an air gun, air pistol, automatic gun, and any accessory to those weapons designed or adapted to diminish the noise or flash caused by firing the weapon;…

"Chief Police Officer" includes a Commissioner of Police vested with the control of the Royal Malaysia Police in respect of any area or State;

"imitation arm" means anything which has the appearance or is intended to give the impression of being an arm, whether it is capable of discharging any shot, bullet, missile, noxious liquid, gas or other thing, or not'

"pistol" means any arm of which the length of the barrel measured from the muzzle to the point at which the charge is exploded on firing does not exceed nine inches;

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