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St. Kitts and Nevis. 2002 ‘Restriction on Delivery of Firearm and Ammunition.’ Firearms Act Chapter 19.05; Part III (Section 11), p. 13. Basseterre: Laws of Saint Christopher and Nevis. 31 December

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11. Restriction on Delivery of Firearm and Ammunition

(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 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 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 of Police pursuant to subsection (1) the purchaser or, as the case may be, the vendor of such firearm or ammunition commits an offence and shall be liable, on summary conviction before a Magistrate, to imprisonment with or without hard labour for a term not less than twelve months and not exceeding three years.

[Amended by Act 8/1994]

ID: Q11287

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