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Fiji. 2003 ‘Shortening Arms, Converting Imitation Arms and Automatic Weapons.’ Arms and Ammunition Act; Sections 14 and 27. Suva: Office of the Attorney-General. 1 January

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Shortening Arms and Converting Imitation Arms into Arms

Section 14

A person who:

(a) shortens or authorises the shortening of the barrel of any arms to a length less than 24 inches (61mm);
(b) not being licensed arms dealer or an employee of a licensed arms dealer in the ordinary course of business of a licensed arms dealer -- converts into any arms anything that, though having the appearance of being any arms, is constructed to be incapable of discharging any missile through its barrel; or
(c) buys or has in his or her possession of the barrel of any arms of which has been shortened to less than 24 inches (61mm) or which has been converted as set out in paragraph (b), commits an offence.

Section 27

(1) Any arms, which is designed or adapted so that, if pressure is applied to the trigger, missiles continue to be discharged until pressure is removed from the trigger or the magazine containing the missiles is empty, is prohibited from being imported into or manufactured in the Fiji Islands.

(c) buys or has in his or her possession of the barrel of any arms of which has been shortened to less than 24 inches (61mm) or which has been converted as set out in paragraph (b), commits an offence.

ID: Q435

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