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Ethiopia. 2005 ‘Control of Arms and Ammunition.’ Criminal Code of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia - Proclamation No 414/2004; Book VIII - Chapter V (Articles 808-809). Addis Ababa: President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. 9 May

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Article 808. Control of Arms and Ammunition

Whoever, apart from the cases of traffic punishable under the Criminal Code (Art. 481)1:

(a) contravenes the laws, regulations or directives concerning the making and declaration, the trade in, possession or delivery, control or use of fire arms or other weapons and ammunition; or

(b) knowingly sells or delivers to persons not entitled to receive them, and in particular to infants or young persons, arms or ammunition or allows them to dispose of them without supervision,

is punishable with fine or arrest.

Article 809. Carrying and Use of Prohibited Arms

Whoever is found carrying in a public place an arm which he was not authorized to acquire or entitled to carry, or makes use of an arm, even though authorized, at a time when or in a place where such use is prohibited,

is punishable with fine not exceeding one hundred Birr or arrest not exceeding eight days.

ID: Q5230

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