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St Vincent & Grenadines. 2010 ‘Section 3 - Insertion of New Sections 2A to 2H: 'Establishment and Composition of Board'.’ Act No. 11 of 2010, Firearms (Amendment) Act, pp. 28-33. Kingstown: Governor-General and House of Assembly of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. 31 August

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An Act to amend the Firearms Act 1995 to provide for the establishment of a firearms licensing board and to provide for other purposes…

3. The principal Act [Firearms Act 1995] is amended by inserting after section 2 and in Part II the following sections -

2A. 1. There is established a Firearms Licensing Board.

2.The members of the Board are:

a) the Commissioner or his nominee;
b) the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry responsible for security; and
c) three other persons nominated by the Minister…

2B. 1. A member of the Board appointed by the Minister under Section 2A.3.

a) shall, unless he otehrwise ceases to be a member, hold office for such term, not being a term exceeding three years…

2E. The functions of the Board are

a) receive and consider applications for licences and permits;
b) grant and renew licences and permits;
c) amend and revoke licences and permits;
d) approve places for training in firearms and ammunition;
e) promote and oversee public education related to the safe and effective use of firearms and ammunition; and…

2F. 1. The Board may:

a) investigate an applicant for a licence or permit; or
b) if it thinks fit, require an applicant for a licence or permit to appear before the Board for an interview.

2. An investigation under subsection 1.a) shall be restricted to determining whether the applicant is eligible under this Act to receive a licence or permit and the Board shall cease the investigation after it makes that determination…

ID: Q6512

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