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Kramer, Katherine. 2001 ‘Definition of Ammunition and Explosives.’ Legal Controls on Small Arms and Light Weapons in South East Asia; Occasional Paper No. 3 (Table 2), p. 6. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva and Nonviolence International South East Asia. 1 July

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Table 2: Definition of Ammunition and Explosives

'Ammunition includes single bullets, buck shot, shrapnel, explosive shells, torpedoes, mines, and rockets of all kinds whether with or without acid, gas, fuel, germs, poison gas, fog or smoke, or explosive shells, torpedoes, mines and rockets of similar characteristics or instruments or things to compress, make, or use in connection with ammunition' (Thailand, 1958a, sec. 3(2)).

'Explosives, i.e. substances capable of exerting a strong and sudden pressure on their surroundings by explosion when appropriately touched off or by the destruction of the explosive substance itself giving rise to a destructive or killing force and includes fulminating substances or any other similar substance used or made to give rise to an explosion as may be specified by the Minister in the Government Gazette'

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