Citation(s) from the literature library

Dominica. 2011 ‘Prohibition Against Supplying Firearms to Minors.’ Firearms Act No. 3 of 2011; Part V (Section 33), pp. 237-238. Roseau: Parliament of the Commonwealth of Dominica. 15 April

Relevant contents

Prohibition Against Supplying Firearms to Minors

33. (1) Subject to subsection (2), a person shall not give, lend, sell or let on hire or in anyway part with possession of any firearm or ammunition to a minor.1

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a shooting club in relation to persons between the ages of fifteen and eighteen.

(3) A person who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence.

(4) In proceedings for an offence under this section, it is a defence to prove that the person charged with the offence believed the other person to be of, or over the age mentioned in that provision and had reasonable grounds for that belief.

ID: Q10115

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