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South Africa. 2011 ‘Penalties.’ Firearms Control Act 2000 (Act last amended in 2011); Chapter 16 (Section 121, Schedule 4). Cape Town: Parliament of the Republic of South Africa. 5 December

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Penalties

121. Any person convicted of a contravention of or a failure to comply with any section mentioned in Column 1 of Schedule 4, may be sentenced to a fine or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding the period mentioned in Column 2 of that Schedule opposite the number of that section.

Schedule 4: Penalties

Section: Maximum period of imprisonment
3: 15 years1
4: 25 years2
13(4): 2 years3
14(5): 5 years3
15(4): 2 years4
16(3): 2 years4
16(4): 2 years
17(3)(a): 2 years5
17(3)(b): 3 years
17(4): 2 years
19(3): 5 years6
19(4)(a): 2 years
19(4)(b): 3 years
19(5): 5 years
19(6): 5 years
20(4): 5 years7
20(5)(a): 5 years
20(5)(b): 25 years
20(6)(a): 5 years
20(6)(b): 5 years
20(7): 2 years
20(8): 2 years
23(5): 10 years8
23(6): 5 years
31(1): 25 years9
31(2): 25 years
31(3): 15 years
32(2): 4 years
45(1): 25 years10
45(2): 25 years
50(6): 2 years11
59: 15 years12
73(1): 15 years13
73(2): 15 years
83: 15 years14
84: 2 years15
91(1): 10 years16

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