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St. Kitts and Nevis. 2002 ‘Special Restrictions Upon Holders of Firearm Manufacturers' or Firearm Dealers' Licences.’ Firearms Act Chapter 19.05; Part III (Section 12), pp. 13-14. Basseterre: Laws of Saint Christopher and Nevis. 31 December

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12. Special Restrictions Upon Holders of Firearm Manufacturers' or Firearm Dealers' Licences

(1) A holder of a Firearm Manufacturer's Licence or a Firearm Dealer's Licence shall not manufacture or deal in firearms or ammunition elsewhere than at the place specified in his or her licence or in any amendment thereof.

(2) Every person who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence and shall be liable,

(a) if such offence relates to any restricted weapon1 or restricted ammunition,
(i) 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; or
(ii) on conviction before the High Court, to imprisonment with or without hard labour for a term not exceeding ten years but not less than five years; or

(b) in any other case:
(i) on summary conviction before a Magistrate, to a fine not exceeding two thousand five hundred dollars or to imprisonment with or without hard labour for a term not exceeding twelve months; or
(ii) on conviction before the High Court, to imprisonment with or without hard labour for a term not less than two years and not exceeding seven years.

[Amended by Act 8/1994 and Act 11/1996]

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