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Cukier, Wendy. 2005 ‘Military Assault Weapon Prohibitions by Country - Micronesia.’ The Feasibility of Increased Restrictions on the Civilian Possession of Military Assault Weapons at the Global Level; Working Paper 05-2 (Appendix 1), pp. 28-29. Waterloo, ON: Project Ploughshares, Small Arms Working Group of the Canadian Peacebuilding Coordinating Committee. 1 April

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Military Assault Weapon Prohibitions by Country - Micronesia

In the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), assault weapons are prohibited in civilian possession.

Prohibited: Automatic weapons, handguns, silencers, rifles larger than .22 calibre and shotguns larger than .410 gauge.

Legislation:

Trust Territory Weapons Control Act, 1971
Weapons Prohibition Act, 1981
Weapons Control Act

Source cited:
Philip Alpers and Conor Twyford. Small Arms in the Pacific. Occasional Paper No. 8. Small Arms Survey. Geneva, Mar 2003.
At: http://www.smallarmssurvey.org/publications/occasional.htm

ID: Q338

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