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Guyana. 1940 ‘Miscellaneous Provisions as to Firearms and Ammunition.’ Laws of Guyana, Chapter 16:05, Firearms Act (As last amended in 2014); Part IV, p. 33. Georgetown: National Assembly of Guyana. 1 December

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Miscellaneous Provisions as to Firearms and Ammunition

32.(1) It shall not be lawful for any person without authority of the Minister to manufacture, sell, transfer, purchase, acquire, or have in his possession -
a) any firearm1 which is so designed or adapted that, if pressure is applied to the trigger, missiles continue to be discharged until pressure is removed from the trigger or the magazine containing the missiles is empty; or
b) any weapon of whatever description designed or adapted for the discharge of any noxious liquid, gas or other thing; or
c) any ammunition containing, or designed or adapted to contain, any such noxious thing.

(2) If any person contravenes the subsection (1) he shall be liable -
a) on summary conviction, to a fine of not less than fifty thousand dollars nor more than one hundred thousand dollars together with imprisonment for not less than three years nor more than six years; and
b) on conviction indictment, to imprisonment for not less than ten years nor more than fifteen years.

[Amended by Act 7/1966B, 23/1991, 6/1997 and 17/2007]

ID: Q1816

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