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Dominica. 1973 ‘Travellers to Make Declaration of Firearms and Ammunition.’ Laws of Dominica, Firearms Act, Chapter 15:31, Act No.37 of 1973 [with Amendments to 1990]; Part IV (Section 32). Roseau: Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica. 25 October

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Travellers to Make Declaration of Firearms and Ammunition

32. (1) Every person who disembarks from any ship, vessel or aircraft which comes into Dominica from any port or place outside Dominica shall, whether or not required to do so by any customs officer, declare to a customs officer whether he has any and if so, what firearms or ammunition in his possession or under his control.

(2) A person referred to in subsection (1) who has any firearm or ammunition in his possession or under his control, unless he is the holder of a firearm import permit, shall either -
(a) cause the firearm or ammunition to be retained upon the vessel or aircraft upon which he came into Dominica until after the vessel or aircraft departs from Dominica; or
(b) deliver the firearm or ammunition to a customs officer to be dealt with in accordance with the Regulations.

(3) Without prejudice to any other offence for which he may be convicted under this Act or any other written law, 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 contravenes the provisions of this section or makes a statement which he knows to be false or does not believe to be true.

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