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St. Kitts and Nevis. 2002 ‘Restrictions Relating to Gunsmiths.’ Firearms Act Chapter 19.05; Part III (Section 14), p. 14. Basseterre: Laws of Saint Christopher and Nevis. 31 December

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14. Restrictions Relating to Gunsmiths

(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 or she is licensed as a gunsmith; and
(b) from any person unless that 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 (j) of subsection (2) of section 201 authorising him or her 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 enter in the records kept by him or her pursuant to section 17 particulars of any licence or certificate produced to him or her 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) commits an offence and, on summary conviction before a Magistrate, shall be liable to a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars or to imprisonment with or without hard labour for a term not less than twelve months and not exceeding three years.

[Amended by Act 11/1996]

ID: Q11290

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