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UNTAET. 2001 ‘Definitions.’ Regulation No. 2001/5 on Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives and other Offensive Weapons in East Timor; Section 1. Dili: United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor. 23 April

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"Ammunition" means any implement designed or intended for use in a firearm as a projectile or containing combustible material designed or intended to create an expansion of gases in a firearm to expel a projectile;

"Explosive" means any chemical compound or mechanical mixture containing any oxidizing and combustible components in such proportions, quantities or packing, that ignition by fire, friction, concussion, percussion or detonation of any part thereof may and is intended to cause an explosion. Explosives include, by way of illustration and not limitation, gunpowder, powders used for blasting, dynamite, detonating fuses or agents, smokeless powder, grenades, mines or any explosive device. They do not include motor fuels unless incorporated into other mixtures for the purpose of causing an explosion;

"Firearm" means any device, whether or not assembled, operable or incomplete, which is designed or adapted or which may readily be converted to discharge a projectile by means of expansion of gases produced in the device by the ignition of combustible material, including traditional or handcrafted weapons such us "rakitan", and any accessory designed or intended for attachment to such a device;

"Firearm imitation" means any object which has the appearance of a firearm and which could be reasonably mistaken for a firearm;

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