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Falkland Islands. 2009 ‘Firearm Licence.’ Firearms and Ammunition Ordinance No. 4 of 1987, as Amended 2009; Title 23.2 (Section 13), p. 8. Stanley: Falkland Islands Government. 1 October

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13. Firearm licence

(1) A licence to hold a firearm and ammunition therefor 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.

(2) Such a licence shall have effect until it is revoked under the provisions of this Ordinance, and if not revoked, until the death of the holder and a fee in respect of such a licence shall be prescribed. A licence in force at the commencement of this subsection as an annual licence in respect of a firearm shall continue in force as if this subsection had been in force on the date on which the licence was granted.

(3) A firearm licence shall specify the type or types of firearm or firearms to which it relates.

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

(5) A licence under this section is not required for a person to hold an airgun or ammunition for an airgun, but such a licence is required for the manufacture of an airgun or of any ammunition for an airgun.

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