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South Africa. 2000 ‘Licence to Possess Firearm for Business Purposes.’ Firearms Control Act 2000; Chapter 6 (Section 20). Cape Town: Parliament of the Republic of South Africa. 1 January

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Licence to possess firearm for business purposes

20. (1) (a) A firearm in respect of which a licence may be issued in terms of this section is any firearm other than a prohibited firearm.
(b) Despite paragraph (a), a licence in respect of a prohibited firearm may be issued to a person contemplated in subsection (2)(c) but such person may only provide the prohibited firearm for use in theatrical, film or television productions and then only if the prior written approval of the Registrar has been obtained and on such conditions as the Registrar may impose.

(2) The Registrar may issue a licence in terms of this section to—
(a) a security company;
(b) a person who is accredited to provide training in the use of firearms;
(c) a person who is accredited to provide firearms for use in theatrical, film or television productions;
(d) a person who is accredited as a game hunter;
(e) a person who is accredited to conduct business in hunting; or
(f) any person who is accredited to use firearms for such other business purpose as the Registrar may determine.

ID: Q1425

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