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Montserrat. 2000 ‘Punishment for Other Offences.’ Laws of Montserrat, Chapter 10.02, Firearms Act and Subsidiary Legislation, Revised Edition showing the law as at 1 January 2008; Article 32. Plymouth: Law Revision Commissioner. 15 November

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Punishment for Other Offences

32. Any person who is found guilty of an offence under this Act other than an offence, under sub-section (1) of section 31 [discharging a firearm while committing or attempting to commit an indictable offence] shall, on conviction on indictment, be liable -
(a) in the case of a first offence to a term of imprisonment for 5 years; and
(b) in the case of a first offence, where such offence is possessing a single firearm or ammunition no exceeding 50 rounds in violation of the provisions of paragraph (a) of section 4(1), to a fine not exceeding $5,000.00; and
(c) in the case of -
(i) a second or subsequent offence; or
(ii) a first offence committed by a person who, prior to the commencement of this Act, was convicted of an indictable offence, or an attempt to commit and
indictable offence,
to a term of imprisonment not less that 7 years.

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