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Dominica. 1973 ‘Offences Relating to Selling or Transferring Firearms or Ammunition.’ Laws of Dominica, Firearms Act, Chapter 15:31, Act No.37 of 1973 [with Amendments to 1990]; Part I (Section 9). Roseau: Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica. 25 October

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Offences Relating to Selling or Transferring Firearms or Ammunition

9. (1) A person who sells or transfers a firearm or ammunition to any other person who does not hold or who is not exempted from holding a firearm user's licence is liable -
(a) on summary conviction to a fine of six thousand dollars or to imprisonment for two years; or
(b) on conviction on indictment to imprisonment for five years.

(2) A person is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine of six thousand dollars or to imprisonment for two years who sells or transfers a firearm or ammunition to, or repairs, tests or proves any firearm or ammunition for, any other person whom he knows, or has cause to believe, to be -
(a) a restricted person;
(b) drunk or under the influence of drugs or of unsound mind;
(c) at the time of such sale or transfer otherwise unfit to be entrusted with such a firearm or ammunition; or
(d) under the age of eighteen years.

(3) The provisions of this section shall apply whether or not the person selling or transferring a firearm or ammunition is the holder of a firearm dealer's licence or, in the case of a person who repairs, tests or proves a firearms or ammunition, a gunsmith's licence.

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