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St Vincent & Grenadines. 1995 ‘Section 23 - Converting Firearms.’ Act No. 12 of 1995, Chapter 386, Firearms Act; Chapter 386, Part IV, p. 13. Kingstown: House of Assembly of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. 17 October

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23. Converting Firearms

1. Subject to subsection 2., a person other than the holder of a valid Firearm Dealer's Licence shall not:

a) shorten the barrel of a shot gun to a length of less than twenty inches;

b) convert into a firearm anything which is not a firearm;

c) convert into a restricted weapon anything which is not a restricted weapon;

d) convert into a prohibited weapon anything which is not a prohibited weapon.

2. The holder of a Firearm Dealer's Licence shall not, without the prior written approval of the [Board], do any of the things referred to in subsection 1.

3. Any person who acts in contravention of this section commits an offence and is liable:

a) on summary conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years;

b) on conviction on indictment to imprisonment for a term not exceeding fifteen years.

[Editor's Note: bracketed text was altered by the Firearms Amendment Act 2010.]

ID: Q6528

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