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Jamaica. 1967 ‘Interpretation.’ Firearms Act 1967 Regulation, Act 23 of 2010; Part I (Article 2), p. 8. Kingston: Parliament of Jamaica. 16 March

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Interpretation

2. (1) In this Act…

"prohibited weapon" means -

(a) any artillery or automatic firearm; or
(b) any grenade, bomb or other like missile;

"restricted ammunition" means any ammunition containing or designed to contain any noxious liquid, gas or other thing;

"restricted person" means any person who -

(a) is a habitual criminal within the meaning of section 54 of the Criminal Justice (Administration) Act; or

(b) has at any time within five years next before the event in relation to which the term is used -
(i) been declared by a court pursuant to section 3 to be a restricted person; or
(ii) been convicted of an offence involving violence and sentenced to a term of imprisonment, whether with or without hard labour, exceeding three months;

"restricted weapon" means any weapon of whatever description or design which is adapted for the discharge of any noxious liquid, gas or other thing…

ID: Q1400

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