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Sri Lanka. 1917 ‘Transfer of Guns.’ Firearms Ordinance of 1916; No. 33 (Section 15), p. 5. Colombo: Centre for Policy Alternatives. 1 April

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Transfer of guns. 15.

(1) No person shall transfer any gun for the possession of which a licence has been issued under this Ordinance by way of sale or by way of pledge or gift to any other person save in accordance with a permit issued to the intending transferee by the licensing authority authorizing such transfer.

(2) Every such permit shall be issued on payment of a fee of fifty rupees and shall be in accordance with form G in Schedule A, and shall lapse after the expiration of thirty days from the date thereof.

(3) Any person transferring any gun to any other person otherwise than in accordance with this section, and any person receiving any gun so transferred, shall be guilty of an offence against this Ordinance, and shall on conviction be punishable for the first offence as provided in paragraph (a) of subsection (3) of section 22 and for the second or any subsequent offence as provided in paragraph (b) of that subsection.

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