Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library

Fiji. 2009 ‘Public Emergency Regulations 2009 - Consorting with Person in Possession of Arms.’ Public Safety Act; Vol. 10 (No. 5), pp. 14-15. Suva: Republic of Fiji Islands Government Gazette. 10 April

Relevant contents

Consorting with Person in Possession of Arms, etc.

10.—(1) Any person who consorts with or is found in the company of another person who is carrying or who has in his or her possession any arm, ammunition or explosive, or any corrosive or inflammable substance, in contravention of the provisions of the last preceding regulation, in circumstances which raise a reasonable presumption that he or she intends to do or is about to act with or has recently acted with such other person in a manner prejudicial to public security shall be guilty of an offence.

(2) Any person who consorts with or is found in the company of a person who is carrying or has in his or her possession any arms, ammunition or explosives, or any corrosive or inflammable substances, in contravention of the last preceding regulation in circumstances which raise a reasonable presumption that he or she knew such other person had in his or her possession such arms, ammunition or explosives, or such corrosive or inflammable substances, shall be guilty of an offence.

(3) Where in any prosecution for an offence against the provisions of this regulation it is established to the satisfaction of the court that the accused person was consorting with or was in the company of any person carrying or having possession of any arm, ammunition or explosive, or any corrosive or inflammable substance, it shall be presumed until the contrary is proved that such last mentioned person was carrying or was in possession of such arm, ammunition or explosives, or such corrosive or inflammable substance, in contravention of the provisions of the last preceding regulation.

ID: Q1510

As many publishers change their links and archive their pages, the full-text version of this article may no longer be available from the original link. In this case, please go to the publisher's web site or use a search engine.