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Sri Lanka. 1917 ‘Licence How Obtained.’ Firearms Ordinance of 1916; No. 33 (Section 23), p. 9. Colombo: Centre for Policy Alternatives. 1 April
Licence how obtained. 23.
(1) Every person desiring to obtain a gun licence shall, within ten days of his having obtained possession of the gun in respect of which the licence is desired, make application, either personally or in writing, in the form L in Schedule A, to the licensing authority, specifying-
(a) his name and address ;
(b) the number and description of the gun for which the licence is desired ; and shall, if required, produce such gun before the licensing authority for inspection.
(2) The licensing authority may thereupon being satisfied that the applicant has the necessary skill to use such gun issue to the applicant, in respect of such gun, a licence as near as is material in the form M in Schedule A.
(3) Every such licence shall be annual, and shall expire on the thirty-first day of December next ensuing after the issue thereof.
(4) No gun licence shall be issued in respect of any gun of a class which the Minister may by Order declare to be a dangerous class of firearms: