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Turks & Caicos. 2009 ‘Disposal of Firearms.’ Firearms Ordinance, Revised Edition of 2009; Chapter 18.09 (Section 18), pp. 12-13. Cockburn Town: Law Revision Commissioner. 31 August

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Disposal of Firearms

18. (1) A person shall not give, lend, sell or otherwise dispose of any firearm to any person other than a licensed gunsmith1 or any other person licensed under this Ordinance.

(2) Any person other than a licensed gunsmith who sells or otherwise disposes of any firearm to another person in the Islands shall, within fourteen days of such sale or disposition, notify the Commissioner of Police thereof in writing, stating the name and address of the person to whom the firearm has been sold or otherwise disposed of and the description of the firearm.

(3) Any person who contravenes the provisions of this section commits an offence and is liable

(a) upon summary conviction, to a fine of $40,000 or to imprisonment for a term of 2 years, or to both;
(b) upon conviction on indictment, to a fine or to imprisonment for a term of 10 years, or to both.

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