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Virgin Islands (US). 1968 ‘Sales of Weapons and Ammunition Without Licenses Prohibited; Sales Slips.’ Virgin Islands (US) Code; Title 23, Chapter 5 (Section 466). Charlotte Amalie: Office of the Code Revisor, Legislature of the Virgin Islands (US). 11 July

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23 V.I.C. § 466

(a) No dealer in firearms or ammunition shall deliver a firearm to a purchaser without the latter's handing over to him a license to have and possess a firearm, duly issued in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, and unless said license contains an authorization for the purchase of such firearm, and said dealer shall not sell to such purchaser any other weapon than the one described in said license. The dealer in firearms and ammunition shall separate from such license and keep the dealer's coupon, and shall return the license to the purchaser. No weapon shall be sold to the holder of a license from which the coupon has been removed, and in no case shall a pistol, revolver, or other firearm be delivered to the purchaser thereof until after forty-eight (48) hours have elapsed from the time he applies for the purchase and the same shall be delivered to him unloaded and securely wrapped.

(b) No dealer in firearms or ammunition shall sell any quantity of ammunition to any person failing to present a firearm license.

(c) Except in the case of the sale or transfer to another dealer or peace officer, as defined in 5 V.I.C. § 3561, no licensed dealer may transfer or sell ammunition unless:

(1) The transfer is made in person; and
(2) The ammunition to be purchased or transferred is of the same caliber or gauge of the firearm described in the firearms license or registration certificate.

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