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Nigeria. 1990 ‘Introductory.’ Firearms Act, Chapter 146, Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1990; Section 2. Abuja: Federal Republic of Nigeria. 1 January

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Introductory

2. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires-

"ammunition" means ammunition for any firearm and any component part of any such ammunition, but does not include gun powder or trade powder not intended or used as such a component part;

"firearm" means any lethal barrelled weapon of any description from which any shot, bullet or other missile can be discharged, and includes a prohibited firearm, a personal firearm and a muzzle-loading firearm of any of the categories referred to in Parts I, II and III respectively of the Schedule hereto, and any component part of any such firearm;

"public armoury" means a place or building established or recognised as a public armoury in accordance with section 14.

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