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Bahamas. 1969 ‘Interpretation.’ Firearms Act, Chapter 213, 1969; Part 1 (Section 2). Nassau: Government of the Bahamas. 17 July

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2. (1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires -

"ammunition", except where otherwise expressly provided, means ammunition for any firearm as hereinafter defined, and includes grenades, bombs and other like missiles, whether capable of use with such firearm or not, and prohibited ammunition;…

"Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Police;…

"firearm" means any barrelled weapon of any description capable of inflicting injury from which any shot, bullet or other missile can be discharged and includes -
(a) any prohibited weapon;
(b) any component part of any firearm or prohibited weapon;
(c) any accessory to any firearm or prohibited weapon designed or adapted to diminish the noise or flash caused by firing the same; and
(d) any dummy pistol or revolver capable being converted or used as a firearm,
but does not include any weapon or article of a specified in the Third Schedule to this Act;…

"pistol" means a short-barrelled firearm constructed so as to enable it to be aimed and fired with one hand only and includes a pistol constructed so as to
discharge any noxious gas or liquid;

"revolver" includes a pistol and every part thereof but does not include antique revolvers or any toy pistol from which any shot, bullet or missile is discharged by the force of a spring alone;

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