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Zambia. 1994 ‘Restriction on Manufacture of Firearms and Ammunition.’ Firearms (Amendment) Act, Chapter 110, Firearms 13 of 1994; Section 34. Lusaka: Republic of Zambia. 1 January

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Restriction on manufacture of firearms and ammunition

34. (1) No person shall manufacture any firearms or ammunition in Zambia except on behalf of the Government or with the consent of the Minister, and at a place established or designated for the purpose by, and in accordance with instructions issued by, the Minister.

(2) For the purposes of this Act, "manufacture", in relation to firearms and ammunition, does not include the repair of a firearm or ammunition or the alteration or substitution or replacement of any component part of a firearm.

(3) Any person who contravenes the provisions of subsection (1) shall be guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding fifteen thousand penalty units or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years, or to both.

(4) Any police officer or authorised officer who reasonably suspects that subsection (1) is being or has been contravened may seize and detain any firearm or ammunition or any material or article which he reasonably suspects may be the subject of, or have been used in connection with, any such contravention. (As amended by Act No. 13 of 1994)

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