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Bahamas. 1969 ‘Introduction and Possession of Revolvers Only Under Special Licence.’ Firearms Act, Chapter 213, 1969; Part II (Section 4). Nassau: Government of the Bahamas. 17 July

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Introduction and Possession of Revolvers Only Under Special Licence

4. (1) Subject to the provisions of sections 6, 43 and 44 of this Act, no person
shall introduce into The Bahamas or possess any revolver unless he shall have obtained a special licence in the prescribed form from the Licensing Authority authorising him to introduce or possess the same.

(2) The grant or refusal of a special licence under the provisions of this section shall be at the discretion of the Licensing Authority and every such special licence shall be issued subject to such conditions and restrictions as he may deem fit.

(3) Every such special licence shall cease and be of no effect at midnight on the thirty-first day of December in the year in which it was issued but may be renewed at the discretion of the Licensing Authority:
Provided that an application for the renewal of a special licence shall be made within fourteen days after the expiration of the special licence concerned.

(4) It shall be lawful for the Licensing Authority by writing under his hand to vest all or any of his powers under the provisions of this section in the Commissioner, but any person aggrieved by any decision made by the Commissioner in the exercise of these powers may appeal to the Licensing Authority and the Licensing Authority may revoke, vary or confirm the decision so appealed against and his decision shall be final and shall not be called in question in any court.

(5) There shall be payable upon issue of a special licence under the provisions of this section a fee of such amount as may be prescribed.

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