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South Africa. 2004 ‘Additional Particulars to be Provided with an Application for a Dealer, Manufacturer and Gunsmith's Licence.’ Firearms Control Regulations, 2004; Chapter 5 - Part 1 (Section 30). Pretoria: Department of Safety and Security. 26 March

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30. Additional Particulars to be Provided with an Application for a Dealer, Manufacturer and Gunsmith's Licence

A person who applies for a dealer, manufacturer or gunsmith's licence contemplated in Chapter 7 the Act must, in addition to the relevant information required by regulation 13, submit:…

d) documentary proof to the satisfaction of the Registrar that the premises are furnished with a burglar alarm which complies with the following requirements -
i) passive infrared (PIR) movement sensors with a lens for solid curtain coverage installed in such a manner that coverage is provided from the floor to the ceiling of the building;
ii) every movement sensor shall be equipped with a tamper-proof device;
iii) if the alarm is activated, it must only be possible to reset it with a key or a code adjustment;
iv) independent functioning in case of a power failure for a period of at least 10 hours;
v) the control unit must be installed within the safeguarded area or be equipped with a tamper-proof device;
vi) an automatic telephone or radio contact unit which effects contact to the applicant or any other responsible person on activation of the alarm system which must be installed within the safeguarded area or be equipped with a tamper-proof device; and
vii) a siren with a sound frequency level of at least 93 decibels with a flashing light which must be installed within the safeguarded area or be equipped with a tamper-proof device;

e) documentary proof to the satisfaction of the Registrar that the building is equipped with burglar proofing, installed and complying with the following -
i) the burglar proofing must be affixed to the fixed structure of the building and the security gates fitted with locks; and
ii) burglar proofing of the windows and security gates of doors which shall consist of horizontal steel reinforcing of not less than 50 mm x 10 mm, spaced not more than 500 mm apart and vertical round steel bars of a diameter of not less than 16 mm fixed to the horizontal steel reinforcing by means of inserting the vertical round steel bars through the horizontal steel reinforcing not more than 100 mm apart;

f) documentary proof to the satisfaction of the Registrar that the building, or section thereof that will be used for the purpose of the business, is equipped with an adequate number of safes or strong-rooms that comply with the applicable provision of Regulation 86…

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