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Tanzania. 2001 ‘Withdrawal from Public Warehouse, Police Station, etc..’ The Arms and Ammunition Act, Chapter 223, No.19 of 2007; Part IV (Section 16). Dar es Salaam: Ministry of Home Affairs. 4 May

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Withdrawal from Public Warehouse, Police Station, etc.

16.-(1) No arms or ammunition deposited in a public warehouse, police station or other place prescribed by the Arms Authority shall be withdrawn except in accordance with a permit signed by an authorised officer or the Arms Authority.

(2) No permit shall be granted for the withdrawal of any arms or ammunition except in accordance with the prescribed conditions and until the authorised officer or Arms Authority is satisfied that they are –
(a) for despatch to places designated by the Minister where the inhabitants are allowed to carry or possess arms under the control and responsibility of local government authorities for the purposes of defence against robbers, dangerous animals or rebels;
(b) for despatch to another public warehouse, police station or to a private warehouse; or
(c) for individuals who can show that they require the arms and ammunition for their legitimate personal use.

(3) The authorised officer or Arms Authority may specify in the permit the place to and the time within which the arms and ammunition are to be despatched after withdrawal and the place in which they are to be secured in the interval.

(4) The authorised officer or Arms Authority may in his discretion limit the quantity of arms and ammunition permitted to be withdrawn at any one time.

(5) Before permitting the withdrawal of arms and ammunition, the authorised officer or Arms Authority may require such security to be given as he thinks fit and that the provisions of this Act, any regulations and the permit for withdrawal shall be complied with.

ID: Q3066

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