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Jamaica. 1967 ‘Restrictions re Gunsmiths.’ Firearms Act 1967 Regulation, Act 23 of 2010; Part III (Article 14), pp. 18-19. Kingston: Parliament of Jamaica. 16 March

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Restrictions re Gunsmiths

14.(1) A holder of a Gunsmith's Licence shall not accept delivery of any firearm or ammunition for the purpose of effecting any alteration or repair thereto -

(a) elsewhere than at the premises in respect of which he is licensed as a gunsmith; and
(b) from any person unless the person produces or causes to be produced a Firearm Manufacturer's Licence, a Firearm Dealer's Licence, or a Firearm User's Licence, or a certificate issued under paragraph (i) of subsection (2) of section 20 authorising him to manufacture buy, sell or be in possession of, as the case may be, such firearm or ammunition.

(2) A holder of a Gunsmith's Licence shall forthwith record in the records kept by him pursuant to section 17 particulars of any licence or certificate produced to him pursuant to paragraph (b) of subsection (1) and shall in due course return such licence or certificate to the person who produced it.

(3) Every holder of a Gunsmith's Licence who contravenes subsection ( 1 ) or (2) shall be guilty of an offence and on summary conviction before a Resident Magistrate shall be liable to a fine not exceeding three hundred thousand dollars or to imprisonment with or without hard labour for a term not exceeding twelve months.

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