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St Lucia. 2003 ‘Estate Gun Licence.’ Saint Lucia Firearms Act No.9 of 2003; Part III (Section 14). Castries: House of Assembly and the Senate of Saint Lucia. 20 January

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Estate Gun Licence

14.-(1) In accordance with section 4 —
(a) a person desirous of using, carrying, possessing, purchasing or acquiring a shot gun may apply to the appropriate authority for an estate gun licence;and
(b) the appropriate authority may grant the estate gun licence.

(2) An estate gun licence authorises the holder to use or carry, possess, purchase, or acquire a shot gun and ammunition therefor.

(3) The appropriate authority may on the application of the holder of an estate gun licence, authorise any employee specified by the holder to carry or use such shot gun and ammunition to which the estate gun licence relates to, from or on land belonging to the holder and the names of such employees (hereinafter referred to as "authorised employees") shall be endorsed on the estate gun licence.

(4) The appropriate authority shall not endorse an estate gun licence under subsection (2), unless satisfied that the authorised employees have adequate proficiency in the use and management of the shot gun or ammunition to which the estate gun licence relates.

(5) The holder of an estate gun licence may on application to the appropriate authority have the estate gun licence amended by replacing the names of authorised employees endorsed thereon.

(6) The appropriate authority shall issue and sign a certificate stating that an authorised employee named is entitled to carry or use a shot gun to which the estate gun licence relates and the duration of such entitlement.

(7) An authorised employee shall produce a certificate issued pursuant to subsection (6) at the request of the police officer or other authorised office.

(8) An estate gun licence shall be in the form prescribed.

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