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Pitcairn. 2003 ‘Firearms About to be Exported.’ Local Government (Firearms Control) Regulations; Section 32 (Part IV). Pitcairn: Island Council of Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands. 28 March

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Firearms About to be Exported

32.—(1) A police officer or a Customs officer may search for and seize any firearm or ammunition which he or she has reason to believe is about to be unlawfully exported from the Islands and may board any ship, vessel or other conveyance for that purpose.

(2) The Master of a ship and any other person who has the control or custody of any firearm or ammunition in course of transit for exportation shall, on demand by a police officer or a Customs officer, allow him or her all reasonable facilities for the examination and inspection thereof, and shall produce all documents in his or her possession relating thereto.

(3) Any person who fails to comply with the provisions of sub-regulation (2), or who otherwise wilfully obstructs a police officer or a Customs officer lawfully acting in the execution of his or her duty under this regulation, shall be guilty of an offence.

ID: Q4952

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