Citation(s) from the literature library

Boer, Martin. 2004 ‘Penalties.’ Hide and Seek: Taking Account of Small Arms in Southern Africa, p. 118. Pretoria: Institute for Security Studies. 1 October

Relevant contents

Section 38 sets out the penalties for contravention of the firearms law.

Persons convicted of offences under the Act can face imprisonment of up to 25 years and fines of up to N$40 000 (US60 008)(8) depending upon the offence.(9)

Illegal possession of an automatic firearm, for example, will result in a prison sentence of 10 to 25 years…


9) The Namibian dollar is pegged 1-to-1 against the South African rand.

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