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Sri Lanka. 1917 ‘Dealers to Keep Registers.’ Firearms Ordinance of 1916; No. 33 (Section 13), p. 4. Colombo: Centre for Policy Alternatives. 1 April

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Dealers to keep registers. 13.

(1) It shall be the duty of every person licensed under section 12-
(a) to keep a register in the form E in Schedule A ;
(b) to enter therein a correct description of all guns received by him, and of all guns in. any way disposed of by him ; and
(c) to verify at the end of every month the number of guns in his possession, and enter such number in his register.

(2) It shall be lawful for any police officer not below the rank of Sub-Inspector, or any person authorized in writing by the Inspector General of Police, at any reasonable time, to take a copy of the entries in such register or any portion thereof, and to examine the stock of guns of any person licensed as aforesaid.

(3) Any person failing to keep a register and make the entries prescribed by this section shall be guilty of an offence against this ordinance, and any person obstructing any officer acting in pursuance of subsection (2) hereof shall be guilty of an offence, and shall be punishable with the penalties prescribed by section 183 of
the Penal Code.

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