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St. Kitts and Nevis. 2002 ‘Appropriate Authority.’ Firearms Act Chapter 19.05; Part V (Section 38), p. 26. Basseterre: Laws of Saint Christopher and Nevis. 31 December

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38. Appropriate Authority

(1) The appropriate authority for the grant, amendment or revocation of any Firearm Manufacturer's Licence shall be the Minister of National Security.

(2) The appropriate authority for the grant, amendment or revocation of any Firearm Dealer's Licence, or any Gunsmith's Licence shall be the Chief of Police.

(3) The appropriate authority for the grant, amendment or revocation of any Firearm Import Permit, or Firearm Export Permit, or Firearm User's (Special) Permit shall be the Chief of Police, or in the case of Firearm User's (Special) Permit the chief officer of police for the police division if so authorised in writing in that behalf by the Chief of Police.

(4) The appropriate authority for the grant, amendment or revocation of any Firearm Transhipment Permit shall be the Comptroller of Customs.

(5) The appropriate authority for the grant, amendment or revocation of any Firearm User's Licence or Firearm Disposal Permit or Firearm User's (Employee's) Certificate shall be the Chief of Police.

(6) The appropriate authority for the grant, amendment or revocation of any certificate under paragraph (j) of subsection (2) of section 201 shall be the Minister of National Security or a police officer authorised by him or her.

[Amended by Act 6/2000]

ID: Q11299

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