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Guyana. 1940 ‘Miscellaneous Provisions as to Firearms and Ammunition.’ Laws of Guyana, Chapter 16:05, Firearms Act (As last amended in 2014); Part IV. Georgetown: National Assembly of Guyana. 1 December

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Miscellaneous Provisions as to Firearms and Ammunition

36.(1) Subject to this section, a person who has been sentenced to imprisonment for three months or upwards for any offence under the Criminal Law (Offences) Act or found guilty of committing any prescribed offence shall not, at any time during a period of five years from the date of his release or conviction, as the case may be, have a firearm or ammunition in his possession.

(2) Subject to this section, a person who-

(a) is the holder of a licence under the Convicts Licences Ordinance; or
(b) is subject to the supervision of the police under the Prevention of Crimes Act or is subject to a recognisance to keep the peace or to be of good behaviour, a condition which is that he shall not possess, use or carry a firearm, shall not, at any time during which he holds such licence or is so subject, have a firearm or ammunition in his possession…

(4) No person shall sell or transfer a firearm or ammunition to, or repair, test or prove a firearm or ammunition for, any person whom he knows, or has reasonable ground for believing, to be prohibited by this section from having a firearm or ammunition in his possession…

ID: Q1819

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