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Jamaica. 1967 ‘Duration of Licence or Permit.’ Firearms Act 1967 Regulation, Act 23 of 2010; Part V (Article 34), pp. 33-34. Kingston: Parliament of Jamaica. 16 March

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Duration of Licence or Permit

34.(1) Subject to sections 18, 36 and 46 and to the payment of the appropriate duty prescribed by section 44, every licence shall continue in force for a period which -

(a) if the licence is granted on the anniversary of the applicant's birthday (hereinafter referred to as "the relevant birthday"), or during the period of thirty days immediately preceding the relevant birthday, shall expire on the licensee's fifth birthday next following the relevant birthday; and
(b) if the licence is granted other than pursuant to paragraph (a), shall expire on the licensee's fourth birthday next following the date of issue of the licence.

(2) Subject to sections 36 and 46, every permit, except a Firearm User's (Special) Permit, shall continue in force until the act authorised to be done by such permit has been done or the expiration of the period specified in such permit, whichever shall first happen.

(3) Subject to sections 36 and 46, every Firearm User's (Special) Permit shall continue in force until the revocation or expiration of the order applying section 22 to the area, parish, district, town or village to which such permit relates.

(4) For the purpose of determining the expiry date of a licence granted during the thirty days immediately preceding the anniversary of the applicant's birthday, the licence shall although effective from the date of grant, be deemed to be granted on that anniversary.

ID: Q11024

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