Citation(s) from the literature library

South Africa. 2011 ‘Prohibition of Unlicensed Trading in Firearms, Muzzle Loading Firearms or Ammunition.’ Firearms Control Act 2000 (Act last amended in 2011); Chapter 7, Part 1 (Sections 31-32), p. 26. Cape Town: Parliament of the Republic of South Africa. 5 December

Relevant contents

31. Prohibition of unlicensed trading in firearms, muzzle loading firearms or ammunition

(1) No person may trade in any firearm, muzzle loading firearm or ammunition without a dealer's licence.

(2) Subject to subsection (3), a person who is not a dealer may dispose of a firearm, muzzle loading firearm or ammunition only through a dealer or as otherwise provided for in this Act.

(3) A person who wishes to sell or donate a firearm, or a muzzle loading firearm, or ammunition in a collection, to a willing buyer or donee, as the case may be, may do so without the intervention of a dealer, subject to the provisions relating to possession thereof in the Act, and such conditions as may be prescribed.

32. Requirements for dealer's licence

(1) A dealer's licence may be issued to a person who is a fit and proper person to trade in firearms or ammunition.

(2) Any natural person who engages in trading on behalf of a dealer must hold a competency certificate to trade in firearms and ammunition.

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