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Guyana. 1940 ‘Registration of Firearms Dealers.’ Laws of Guyana, Chapter 16:05, Firearms Act (As last amended in 2014); Part III (Section 24), pp. 24-26. Georgetown: National Assembly of Guyana. 1 December

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Registration of firearms dealers

24. (1) For the purposes of this Act, the Commissioner1 of Police shall keep a register of firearms dealers2 and, subject as hereinafter provided, shall enter therein the name of any person who, having or proposing to have a place of business in Guyana, applies to be registered as a firearms dealer and furnishes him with the prescribed particulars:

Provided that -

a) the Commissioner of Police shall not register an applicant who is prohibited to be registered by order of a court in Guyana under section 29, and

b) the Commissioner of Police may refuse to register an applicant, if he is satisfied that the applicant cannot be permitted to carry on business as a firearms dealer without danger to the public safety or to the peace, and there shall be no appeal from such refusal to register…

[Amended by Acts 49/1950, 7/1966B, 6/1997, 5/1982, 16/1993 and 6/1997]

ID: Q11350

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