Citation(s) from the literature library

Parker, Sarah. 2011 ‘Balancing Act: Regulation of Civilian Firearm Possession.’ Small Arms Survey 2011: States of Security; Chapter 9 (Table 9.2), p. 271. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 6 July

Relevant contents

Table 9.2 - Overview of Prohibited and Restricted Firearms for Civilian Possession


- Automatic Firearms: prohibited for civilian possession (with no or limited exceptions)

- Semi-automatic Firearms: no special restrictions apply

- Handguns: no special restrictions apply

- Penalty for Possessing Prohibited Firearm: 5 years, UGX 20,000 (US$8.50), or both

- Registration: details of the owner or licensed person must be recorded; details of the licence, permit, or authorization must be recorded (firearm certificates)

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