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Fiji. 2003 ‘Deposit of Arms and Ammunition at Police Station.’ Arms and Ammunition Act; Part 6 (Section 41). Suva: Office of the Attorney-General. 1 January
Deposit of Arms and Ammunition at Police Station
41. (1) A person whose possession of any arms or ammunition has become unlawful upon the expiry, suspension or cancellation of a licence must forthwith surrender the arms or ammunition at a police station.
(a) any arms or ammunition has been deposited at a police station under subsection (1); and
(b) no licence authorising a person to possess the arms or ammunition is produced within 6 months of the deposit,
the arms or ammunition may be sold, disposed of or destroyed by the officer-in-charge of the police station.
(3) If any arms or ammunition is sold under subsection (2), the owner must receive the proceeds of the sale less any expenses incurred.
(4) If a person licensed to possess any arms or ammunition under this Act leaves the Fiji Islands for more than 7 days, the person must deposit the arms or ammunition at a police station unless:
(a) the arms or ammunition is exported at the same time; or
(b) there is another person in the Fiji Islands who is licensed to possess the arms or ammunition.
(5) A person who contravenes subsection (1) or (4) commits an offence.