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Malaysia. 1960 ‘Loss or Destruction of, or Obliteration, etc., of Marks on, Arms and Ammunition.’ Laws of Malaysia, Act 206, Arms Act 1960 [Act as of January 2006]; Part II (Section 7). Kuala Lumpur: The Commissioner of Law Revision, Malaysia. 1 January

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Loss or Destruction of, or Obliteration, etc., of Marks on, Arms and Ammunition

7. (1) Whenever any arms are lost or destroyed or any ammunition is lost, the person named in any arms licence to which the arms or ammunition relate and any other person who may have been in possession of the arms or ammunition immediately before the loss or destruction thereof shall, as soon as possible but in any case within fourteen days after becoming aware of the loss or destruction, make a report thereof at the police station nearest to the places where the persons respectively reside; and upon failure so to report within the said period every such person shall, on conviction, be liable to a fine not exceeding one thousand ringgit.

(2) Any person who —
(a) wilfully obliterates, defaces, alters, counterfeits or forges any mark which is used for the identification of any arms or ammunition by the manufacturer thereof, or by which any arms or ammunition may be identified in accordance with any arms licence, or which has been affixed under subsection 4(6);
(b) fraudulently marks any arms or ammunition with any mark resembling or intended to resemble any mark referred to in paragraph (a); or
(c) wilfully destroys any arm without the written consent of the Chief Police Officer of the State, shall, on conviction, be liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years, or to a fine not exceeding two thousand ringgit, or to both.

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