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Tonga. 1968 ‘Licence to Import.’ Chapter 39. Arms and Ammunition Act, 1968 [1988 Revised Edition]; Section 15 (Part V). Nuku'alofa: Legislative Assembly. 29 November

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15. Licence to Import

(1) No person shall import any arm or ammunition or parts of arms and ammunition into the Kingdom from a place without the Kingdom unless he holds a licence in that behalf:
Provided that when any arm or ammunition is imported into the Kingdom without an import licence or interim licence under this section having been obtained authorising the importation thereof, such importation shall not be deemed to contravene the provisions of this section while such arm or ammunition on importation is left in the possession of the Tonga Police Force.

(2) Such licence may be obtained on application to the Minister of Police on
payment of the prescribed fee and shall be in the prescribed form.

(3) Every holder of such licence shall endorse thereon descriptive particulars of all arms and ammunition or parts of arms and ammunition imported thereunder, and shall return such licence to the Minister of Police or to the nearest police station within 3 days from the expiration of the terms allowed thereby.

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