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Tanzania. 2001 ‘Surrender of Armaments.’ The Arms and Ammunition Act, Chapter 223, No.19 of 2007; Part IV (Section 22). Dar es Salaam: Ministry of Home Affairs. 4 May

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Surrender of Armaments

22.-(1) Every person who at the commencement of this Act has in his possession or control in the United Republic any armaments or any ammunition shall within one month from the commencement of this Act surrender them to an authorised officer or to an Arms Authority.

(2) Every person who after the commencement of this Act acquires the possession or control of any armaments in the United Republic shall within fourteen days from the date on which he acquires such possession or control surrender them to an authorised officer or to an Arms Authority.

(3) All armaments or ammunition surrendered under this section shall be disposed of by an authorised officer or the Arms Authority in such manner as the Minister directs.

[According to Section 3 of this Act, "armament" means any of the following: ammunition and arms of war, whether complete or in parts, namely, firearms, artillery of all kinds, apparatus for discharge of all kinds of explosive or gas-diffusing projectiles, flame throwers, bombs, grenades, machine guns, and rifles, small firearms, and breech-loading weapons of all kinds]

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