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Dominica. 2011 ‘Antique Firearm Collector Licence.’ Firearms Act No. 3 of 2011; Part IV (Section 20), pp. 225-226. Roseau: Parliament of the Commonwealth of Dominica. 15 April

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Antique Firearm Collector Licence

20. (1) In accordance with section 7:

(a) a person who wishes to operate as a collector may apply to the appropriate authority1 for an antique firearm collector licence; and
(b) the appropriate authority may, subject to subsection (2) grant an antique firearm collector licence.

(2) The appropriate authority shall not grant an antique firearm collector licence unless satisfied that the applicant has special knowledge of and experience in the history and characteristics of the antique firearms and ammunition he desires to collect.

(3) A holder of antique firearm collector licence may collect, keep, store and dispose of the antique firearms in accordance with the terms of, and at a place specified in, the antique firearm collector licence.

(4) A holder of an antique firearm collector licence shall:

(a) keep in the manner and form to be prescribed by the appropriate authority, a register of his stock of firearms and all transactions relating to that stock with the names and addresses of persons involved in those transactions and the dates of those transactions;
(b) prior to a transaction relating to his stock of firearms, notify the appropriate authority of the transaction, the names and addresses of persons involved in the transaction, the nature of the transaction and the dates of the transaction.

(5) A person who fails to comply with subsection (4) commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding ten thousand dollars or a term of imprisonment not exceeding five years or to both.

(6) Section 7(6) does not apply in the case of an application for an antique firearm collector licence…

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