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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Machine Guns & Automatic Firearms in North Dakota.’ Hardware & Ammunition. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 8 December
Machine Guns and Automatic Firearms in North Dakota
North Dakota prohibits anyone from purchasing, selling, having, or possessing a machine gun or fully automatic rifle unless that person has complied with the National Firearms Act, which only requires that the firearms be registered.
Any federal licensee who purchases, sells, has, or possesses a machine gun or automatic rifle for the licensee's protection or for sale must forward a copy of his license along with the required weapons transfer form to the licensee's local county sheriff and to the chief of the bureau of criminal investigation within five days of the receipt of those forms.
The National Firearms Act generally allows the possession of machine guns manufactured prior to May 19, 1986 so long as they are registered…
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