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Niue. 1975 ‘Carriage or Possession of Arms.’ Arms Act (1975); Section 10 (Reviewed 2006). Alofi: Legislative Assembly. 4 February

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Carriage or Possession of Arms

(1) No person shall carry or be in possession of any firearm, ammunition, explosive, or dangerous weapon except for some lawful, proper, and sufficient purpose and the burden of proving such purpose shall lie on the defendant.

(2) No person who, while under the influence of drink or drugs to such an extent as to be incapable of having proper control of the firearm, shall be in charge of any firearm.

(3) Every person who commits a breach of this section commits an offence and shall be liable on conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months or to a fine not exceeding 2 penalty units or to both.

ID: Q393

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