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Nigeria. 1990 ‘Licensing.’ Firearms Act, Chapter 146, Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1990; Part 2. Abuja: Federal Republic of Nigeria. 1 January

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9. (1) No person shall have in his possession or under his control any ammunition in respect of any firearm referred to in the Schedule to this Act except in accordance with the terms of a licence or permit granted to him and in force in respect of such firearm.

(2) This section shall apply in respect of all ammunition as defined in section 2 of this Act, except-
(a) ammunition for a muzzle-loading firearm in the possession or under the control of a person outside Lagos and in any area not for the time being the subject of an order in accordance with section 5 of this Act;
(b) lead shot for use only as a weight or weights;
(c) blank cartridges (other than those for humane killers) not exceeding 2.54 centimetres in diameter.

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