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Barbados. 1998 ‘Disqualification for Holding Firearm.’ Firearms Act 1998, Chapter 179; Section 4. Bridgetown: Government of Barbados. 1 November

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Disqualification for Holding Firearm.

4. (1) A person who
(a) has been convicted in Barbados or elsewhere of
(i) an offence involving
(A) the possession, use, sale or other disposal of a firearm; or
(B) the possession or use of an imitation firearm; or
(ii) an offence of burglary, or an offence involving violence against the person, where in either case the period of 5 years has not expired since the date of commission of the offence;
(b) unless he is a registered member of a licensed shooting club, has not attained the age of 25 years;
(c) has been certified, in accordance with the Mental Health Act, as being of unsound mind; or
(d) is reasonably believed to be suffering from mental deficiency or habitual intoxication caused by drink or drugs that renders him unfit to be in possession of or to use a firearm
shall not qualify to hold a licence under this Act.

(2) A licence granted under this Act
(a) shall be valid for one year or such shorter period as is specified in the licence;

ID: Q2153

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