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Sri Lanka. 1917 ‘Manufacturers to Keep Registers.’ Firearms Ordinance of 1916; No. 33 (Section 19), pp. 6-7. Colombo: Centre for Policy Alternatives. 1 April

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Manufacturers to keep registers. 19.

(1) It shall be the duty of every person licensed under section 17-
(a) to keep a register in the form I in Schedule A;
(b) to enter therein a correct description of all guns made by him, of the numbers with which they are marked, and of the manner in which such guns are disposed of ; 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 any entries in such register, and to examine the stock of guns of any such manufacturer.

(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 or person 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.

ID: Q13391

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