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Kenya. 1954 ‘Penalty for Dealing in Firearms Without Being Registered.’ Firearms Act, Chapter 114; Section 12. Nairobi: Republic of Kenya. 1 January

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Penalty for Dealing in Firearms Without Being Registered

12. (1) Subject to this section, no person shall, by way of trade or business -

(a) sell, transfer, repair, test or prove; or

(b) expose for sale or transfer, or have in his possession for sale, transfer, repair, test or proof, any firearm or ammunition, unless he is registered under this Act as a firearms dealer:

Provided that an auctioneer may sell by auction, and have in his possession for sale by auction, a firearm or ammunition without being registered if he has obtained from a licensing officer a permit for that purpose in the prescribed form, and complies with the terms of the permit.

(2) If any person contravenes any of the provisions of this section, or makes any statement which he knows to be false for the purpose of procuring, whether for himself or for any other person, the grant of a permit under this section, he shall be guilty of an offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not less than five, but not exceeding ten years.

ID: Q2219

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