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Solomon Islands. 1996 ‘Restrictions on Sale, Repair, etc., of Firearms and Ammunition.’ Firearms and Ammunition Act (1967); Section 38 (Part V). Honiara: National Parliament. 1 January

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Restrictions on Sale, Repair, etc., of Firearms and Ammunition

(1) No person shall sell, transfer or otherwise part with the possession of any firearm or ammunition to any other person in Solomon Islands, other than a licensed firearms dealer, unless that other person produces a firearm licence or a written authorisation under section 7 (h) authorising him to purchase it or acquire it or shows that he is otherwise entitled to purchase or acquire it without holding such licence or written authorisation.

(2) Every person who sells, lets on hire, gives or loans a firearm or ammunition to any other person in Solomon Islands, other than a licensed firearms dealer, shall, unless that other person shows that he is entitled to purchase or acquire the firearm or ammunition without holding a firearm licence or written authorisation under section 7 (h), comply with any instructions or conditions contained in the licence or written authorisation produced, and in the case of a firearm shall, within ten days from the transaction, notify the licensing officer by whom the licence or written authorisation was issued, of—
(a) the name and address of the purchaser, transferee or other person taking possession of the firearm or ammunition;
(b) the number or reference of such purchaser's, transferee's or other person's firearm licence or written authorisation; and
(c) the prescribed identification mark and number of the firearm or quantity and type of ammunition.

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