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Thailand. 1947 ‘Section 8.’ The Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives, Fireworks, and the Equivalent of Firearms Act B.E.2490 (1947); Part I (Section 8), p. 5. Bangkok: Royal Thai Government Gazette. 3 September

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Section 8

It is prohibited anyone to possess ammunition that is not used with his firearms granted a license to possess and use.

It is prohibited anyone from carrying firearms to a town, village or public way without a license to carry firearms, except in case of necessity or emergency appropriate to the circumstances.

In any case it is prohibited from carrying firearms in open or carry to communities provided for worshipping, merriment, entertainment, or any others.

*The statements in this Act are not applicable to,
(1) Authorities who have the duty to maintain the public order, and the military and police on duty.
(2) Government official, staff or employees of the government agencies or state enterprises according to Section 5, first paragraph (I) (b) or (c) on duty for defense the country or keep peace and order of the public or important property of the government.
(3) People who are authorized to have and use pursuant to Section 5, the first paragraph ( 1) (e) while helping the government, and there is a need to have and use firearms for it.

ID: Q13424

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