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Falkland Islands. 2009 ‘Firearms and Ammunition Dealer's Licence.’ Firearms and Ammunition Ordinance No. 4 of 1987, as Amended 2009; Title 23.2 (Section 9), p. 6. Stanley: Falkland Islands Government. 1 October

Relevant contents

9. Firearms and ammunition dealer's licence

(1) No person except a licensed firearms dealer acting in conformity with his licence shall by way of trade or business sell, transfer or expose or possess for sale or transfer any firearm or ammunition.

(2) A firearms and ammunition dealer's licence may be obtained on application to the chief police officer and on payment of the prescribed fee and shall be in the prescribed form or, if no form is prescribed, in such form as the chief police officer may consider appropriate.

(3) Such licence shall be an annual licence expiring on the anniversary of the day on which it was issued, and an annual fee for such licence shall be prescribed:

Provided that on payment in advance of the appropriate fees the chief police officer may issue a licence valid for a period of two years.

(4) The chief police officer may endorse any licence issued under this section with authority to manufacture firearms or ammunition.

(5) Every licence issued under this section shall specify the place or places at which the licensed business is to be carried on and the store or stores therein for the safe custody of firearms and ammunition, and a licensed firearms dealer shall not carry on the licensed business otherwise than at the place or places specified and shall secure all firearms and ammunition in the specified store or stores at all times except when it is necessary to remove them therefrom in the course of his business.

(6) Any person who contravenes subsection (1) or (5) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months or to a fine not exceeding £500 or to both such imprisonment and fine.

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