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Tonga. 1968 ‘Interpretation.’ Chapter 39. Arms and Ammunition Act, 1968 [1988 Revised Edition]; Section 2 (Part I). Nuku'alofa: Legislative Assembly. 29 November

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2. Interpretation

"ammunition" means ammunition for any arm as hereinafter defined and includes bullets, cartridges, shells or anything designed or adapted for or capable for use with any arm, or designed or adapted to contain any noxious liquid, gas or other thing but does not include spears discharged from an arm solely for the purpose of killing fish;

"arm" means any lethal barrelled weapon of any description from which any shot, bullet or other missile can be discharged, or which can be adapted for the discharge of any such shot, bullet or other missile, and any weapon of whatever description designed or adapted for the discharge of any noxious liquid, gas or other thing dangerous to persons, and includes any component part of any such weapon, and any accessory to any such weapon designed or adapted to diminish the noise or flash caused by firing the weapon, but does not include articles designed or adapted solely to discharge spears for spearing fish;

"pistol" means an arm or other weapon of any description from which any shot, bullet or other missile can be discharged and of which the length of barrel not including any revolving, detachable or magazine breach does not exceed 230 millimetres;

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