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Singapore. 2011 ‘For Self-Protection.’ Guidelines on Application for a Licence to Possess Arm. Singapore: Singapore Police Force. 26 June

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B. For Self-Protection

1. The applicant must fulfil the following criteria:
(a) be at least 21 years of age at the time of application;
(b) be a fit and proper person e.g. free from criminal record; and
(c) be able to show proof that there is a serious threat to his life and there is no other way of overcoming/ removing the threat; and
(d) if application is successful, applicant must pass a shooting proficiency test conducted by a competent authority that is recognised by the Licensing Officer before he is allowed to possess the arm.

2. If the applicant is above 50 years of age, he is required to submit a medical report by a registered doctor stating that he is fit to handle arm, to the Licensing Officer within 5 working days from the date of submission of the application…

Note: "Arms" includes firearms, airguns, air-pistols, automatic guns, automatic pistols, and gun or any other kind of gun from which any shot, bullet or other missile can be discharged or noxious fumes or noxious substance can be emitted.

No Arms (including Airsoft or BB Guns) or Explosives or Explosive Precursors or any component parts of any Arms or Explosives shall be imported or exported via parcel post.

ID: Q5210

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