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Papua New Guinea. 1978 ‘Prohibition or Restriction of Certain Firearms and Ammunition.’ Firearms Act (1978); Section 5. Port Moresby: National Parliament. 1 January

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5. Prohibition or Restriction of Certain Firearms and Ammunition

(1) The Minister may, by notice in the National Gazette --
(a) prohibit or restrict; or
(b) declare an area to be a prohibited area in respect of,
the possession or use of any firearms or type of firearm, or of any ammunition or type of ammunition.

(2) A person who owns, uses, carries or possesses a firearm or ammunition in a prohibited area or contrary to a notice under this section is guilty of an offence.
Penalty: A fine not exceeding K2,000.00 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months.

ID: Q684

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