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Zambia. 1994 ‘Safe Custody of Firearms and Ammunition.’ Firearms (Amendment) Act, Chapter 110, Firearms 13 of 1994; Section 38. Lusaka: Republic of Zambia. 1 January

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Safe custody of firearms and ammunition

38. (1) Every person having in his possession or under his control any firearm or ammunition shall keep the same at all times securely and in safe custody, and shall take all reasonable precautions to ensure that such firearm or ammunition is not lost or stolen or able to come into the possession of any person not lawfully entitled to be in possession thereof.

(2) Whenever it is necessary to convey within Zambia any firearm or ammunition otherwise than in the custody of the holder of any licence, certificate, permit or other authority relating thereto or of a registered firearms dealer or auctioneer authorised to be in possession thereof, the responsibility for taking all reasonable precautions against loss or theft shall lie on the consignor of such firearm or ammunition:

Provided that when any carrier has knowingly accepted such firearm or ammunition as aforesaid and furnished to the consignor or to any other carrier a receipt therefor, the carrier so accepting shall be deemed to have accepted responsibility for the safe custody of such firearm or ammunition, notwithstanding anything contained in any agreement between him and the consignor, until the delivery in the normal course of such firearm or ammunition to some person authorised to receive it….

ID: Q2428

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