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Pitcairn. 2003 ‘Requirement of Certificate for Possession of Shotgun.’ Local Government (Firearms Control) Regulations; Section 5 (Part II). Pitcairn: Island Council of Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands. 28 March

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Requirement of Certificate for Possession of Shotgun

5.—(1) Subject to any exemption under these Regulations, it shall be an offence for a person to import or have in his or her possession or to acquire a shot gun without holding a certificate issued under regulation 23 of these Regulations. A shotgun within the meaning of these Regulations is defined as being a smooth-bore gun (not being an air gun) which —
(a) has a barrel not less than 24 inches in length and does not have any barrel with a bore exceeding 2 inches in diameter;
(b) either has no magazine or has a non-detachable magazine incapable of holding more than two cartridges; and
(c) is not a revolver gun.

(2) Any person who fails to comply with any condition attached to a shot gun certificate issued to him or her shall be guilty of an offence.

ID: Q4948

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