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Alpers, Philip and Conor Twyford. 2003 ‘Genuine Reason: A Snapshot of Pacific Definitions.’ Small Arms in the Pacific; Occasional Paper No. 8 (Table 4.2), pp. 63. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 31 March

Relevant contents

Table 4.2: 'Genuine reason': A snapshot of Pacific definitions

Solomon Islands:

'Genuine Reason' is not defined in law. In practice, and prior to the suspension of all firearm licences in 1999, a firearm could be used for hunting, fishing and shooting crocodiles.

Source cited:

Interview with Det. Chief Supt. Eddie Sikua, Royal Solomon Islands Police, Honiara, 30 May 2002.

ID: Q359

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