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Flew, Catherine and Angus Urquhart. 2004 ‘Duration of Licence and Renewal Procedure.’ Strengthening Small Arms controls: An Audit of Small Arms Control Legislation in the Great Lakes Region and the Horn of Africa - Sudan, p. 23. London: Saferworld / SaferAfrica. 1 February

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Duration of Licence and Renewal Procedure

The Arms, Ammunition and Explosives Act, 1986

Art. 27

The validity of any arm licence shall terminate, on the thirty first of December of every year, unless renewed on such day, or within 14 days after such date.

Arms, Ammunition & Explosives Regulations 1993, incorporating Amendment No. 1 of 1997

Concluding Provisions

Firearms Licences & Renewal Thereof

Art. 23

(1) The duration of a firearms licence is six months.

(2) Any person who has been issued with a firearms licence must carry out his importation, transfer or purchase, as the case may be, in accordance with Section 1. In the event that such period expires without the purchase being made, he must obtain a new licence by paying a further fee (Amendment 97).

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