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Zimbabwe. 1957 ‘Penalty for Dealing in Firearms Without Being Registered.’ Firearms Act, Chapter 10:09; Section 14. Harare: Republic of Zimbabwe. 1 January

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Penalty for dealing in firearms without being registered

14. (1) Subject to this section, no person shall, by way of trade or business—
(a) sell, transfer, repair, test or prove; or
(b) accept 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 it shall be lawful for an auctioneer to sell by auction, and have in his possession for sale by auction, a firearm or ammunition without being registered as aforesaid if he has obtained from the Controller a permit for that purpose in the prescribed form and complies with the terms of the permit.

(2) If any person contravenes subsection (1) 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 subsection (1), he shall be guilty of an offence and liable to a fine not exceeding level nine or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding two years or to both such fine and such imprisonment.

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