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Solomon Islands. 1996 ‘Restrictions on the Manufacture of Firearms and Ammunition.’ Firearms and Ammunition Act (1967); Section 4 (Part II). Honiara: National Parliament. 1 January

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Restrictions on the Manufacture of Firearms and Ammunition

(1) No person shall manufacture any firearm or ammunition except at an arsenal established with the written approval of the Minister and in accordance with such conditions as the Minister may from time to time specify in writing.

(2) In this section, the word "manufacture", in relation to firearms, does not include the repair of firearms, the conversion into a firearm of anything which has the appearance of a firearm but is so constructed as to be incapable of discharging any missile through the barrel thereof, or the alteration, substitution or replacement of any component part of a firearm.

(3) If any person contravenes the provisions of subsection (1), he shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable to a fine of five thousand dollars or to imprisonment for ten years or to both such fine and such imprisonment.

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