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South Sudan. 2016 ‘Information to Be Contained in the Firearms Register.’ Firearms Bill 2016; Chapter II (Section 8), pp. 8-9. Juba: Republic of South Sudan. 1 January

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Section 8. Information to be contained in the Firearms Register

The Firearms Register shall contain the following information:

(a) In case of private use the following details of the person and the firearm to be licensed:
i. name, address, date of birth and gender including details of the next of kin…
iv. type, make, model, serial number and calibre of the firearm and any other relevant markings such as engravings, proof marks and other markings on the firearm that can assist in identifying the firearm;
v. country of origin of the firearm;
vi. details of licence or permit granted, renewed, suspended cancelled or surrendered…
viii. The purpose for which the applicant requires the firearm.

(b) In case of trade, details related to gunsmith, broker, dealer and importer.

(c) In case of recovery, collection, seizure, surrender, destruction, theft or loss of firearm, details related to such recovery, collection, seizure, surrender, destruction, theft or loss of firearm.

d) any person who, for the purpose of procuring the registration of himself or herself or any other person as a firearm dealer or gunsmith, makes any statement which he or she knows to be false or does not believe to be true, commits an offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years or a fine to be determined by the court or both.

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