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South Africa. 2000 ‘General Prohibition in Respect of Firearms.’ Firearms Control Act 2000 (Section 3). Cape Town: Parliament of the Republic of South Africa. 1 January
General prohibition in respect of firearms
3. No person may possess a firearm unless he or she holds a licence, permit or authorisation issued in terms of this Act for that firearm.
Penalty - Maximum period of imprisonment: 15 years