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St Lucia. 2003 ‘Prohibition Against Carrying a Firearm or Ammunition in Public Place.’ Saint Lucia Firearms Act No.9 of 2003; Part IV (Section 24). Castries: House of Assembly and the Senate of Saint Lucia. 20 January

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Prohibition Against Carrying a Firearm or Ammunition in Public Place

24.— (1) A person shall not carry a firearm or ammunition in any public place unless he or she has on his or her person a licence, or certificate granted by the appropriate authority authorizing him or her to do so.

(2) A person shall not in a public place while drunk or under the influence of drugs or other intoxicating substance be in possession of a loaded firearm.

(3)A person shall not in a public place wield or in any way brandish a firearm or ammunition.

(4) A person who contravenes a provision of this section commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine of not less than ten thousand dollars or to imprisonment for a term of not less than three years or both.

(5) For purposes of this section, "public place" includes a public meeting whether of a political nature or not.

ID: Q3297

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