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St Vincent & Grenadines. 1995 ‘Section 43 - Collection of Firearms.’ Act No. 12 of 1995, Chapter 386, Firearms Act; Chapter 386, Part VII, p. 19. Kingstown: House of Assembly of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. 17 October

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43. Collection of Firearms

1. The Governor-General may by proclamation order that within any town or district specified in such proclamation all firearms shall be given up to the Commissioner or other police officer authorised by him.

2. Any person who refuses or neglects to comply with such order commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding two thousand five hundred dollars and to imprisonment for six months, and in addition the firearms in respect of which the offence was committed shall be forfeited.

3. Notwithstanding subsection 2., the Governor-General may proclaim a period of amnesty for a duration of time to be specified in such proclamation during which persons in possession of unlicensed may surrender their firearms to the Commissioner or other police officers or other persons authorised by him without incurring a penalty.

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