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Tonga. 1968 ‘Carrying Arms in a Public Place.’ Chapter 39. Arms and Ammunition Act, 1968 [1988 Revised Edition]; Section 44 (Part VI). Nuku'alofa: Legislative Assembly. 29 November

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44. Carrying Arms in a Public Place

(1) Any person who, without lawful authority or reasonable excuse, the proof
whereof shall lie upon him, has with him in a public place any loaded shot gun or loaded air weapon or any other arm (whether loaded or not) together with ammunition suitable for use in that arm shall be liable on conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years.

(2) For the purposes of this section, a shot gun or an air weapon shall be deemed to be loaded if there is ammunition in the chamber or barrel or in any magazine or other device which is in such position that the ammunition can be fed into the chamber or barrel by the manual or automatic operation of some part of the gun or weapon.

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