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Guyana. 1940 ‘Interpretation.’ Laws of Guyana, Chapter 16:05, Firearms Act (As last amended in 2014) (Section 2 (1)), pp. 7-8. Georgetown: National Assembly of Guyana. 1 December

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Interpretation

2. (1) In this Act…

"firearm", except where otherwise expressly provided, means any lethal barrelled weapon of any description from which any shot, bullet or other missile can be discharged and includes any prohibited weapon, whether it is such a lethal weapon as aforesaid or not, any component part of any such lethal or prohibited weapon, and any accessory to any such weapon designed or adapted to diminish the noise or flash caused by firing the weapon and anything else declared by order of the Minister to be a firearm;

"firearms dealer" means a person who, by way of trade or business, manufactures, sells, transfers, repairs, tests or proves firearms or ammunition to which Part III applies…

"prohibited ammunition" means any ammunition referred to in section 32(1) (c);1

"prohibited weapon" means any firearm or weapon referred to in section 32(1) (a) or (b)…1

[Amended by Acts 7/1966B and 23/1991]

ID: Q11344

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