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Tuvalu. 1964 ‘Prohibited Areas.’ Arms and Ammunition Ordinance (1964); Section 22. Funafuti: House of Assembly. 17 February

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(l) Notwithstanding any of the other provisions of this Ordinance, the Minister, if he deems it expedient on account of the prevalence of crimes involving the use of arms in any area in Tuvalu, may by notice:
(a) prohibit in such area and after a specified date and subject to such exceptions as he may specify the possession, use or carrying of arms and ammunition;
(b) order that all arms and ammunition within such area shall be delivered up on demand to any police officer before a specified date.

(2) Any person who without reasonable cause, proof whereof shall lie upon him, refuses or neglects to comply with the provisions of such notice shall be liable to a fine of $100 and to imprisonment for 6 months.

(3) Arms and ammunition delivered up or seized in consequence of a notice under this section may be detained as long as such notice is in force and for such reasonable period thereafter as may be necessary to enable the owners to collect or re-licence them.

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