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Jamaica. 1967 ‘Restriction on Delivery of Firearm and Ammunition.’ Firearms Act 1967 Regulation, Act 23 of 2010; Part III (Article 11), pp. 16-17. Kingston: Parliament of Jamaica. 16 March

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Restriction on Delivery of Firearm and Ammunition

11.(1) Where any person (in this section referred to as "the purchaser") other than the holder of a Firearm Manufacturer's Licence or a Firearm Dealer's Licence proposes to purchase or acquire any firearm or ammunition from any other person (in this section referred to as "the vendor") -

(a) the vendor and purchaser shall certify to the chief officer of police in writing particulars as to -
(i) the purchaser's name and address;
(ii) the vendor's name and address; and
(iii) the type of firearm or ammunition to be purchased or acquired; and

(b) the chief officer of police shall notify the purchaser and vendor in writing as to the terms and conditions on the fulfilment of which delivery of the firearm or ammunition will be permitted.

(2) Where delivery of any firearm or ammunition is effected in contravention of any terms or conditions imposed by a chief officer of police pursuant to subsection (1) the purchaser or, as the case may be, the vendor of such firearm or ammunition shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction before a Resident Magistrate to a fine not exceeding one hundred thousand dollars or to imprisonment with or without hard labour for a term not exceeding twelve months unless he proves that at the time of delivery he was unaware of the contravention.

ID: Q11010

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