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Nigeria. 1990 ‘Import and Export.’ Firearms Regulations, Under Section 33 , Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1990; Part 5. Abuja: Federal Republic of Nigeria. 1 January

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Import and Export

21. All firearms and ammunition imported into Nigeria shall be deposited, in accordance with any requirements of the Director of Customs and Excise, at the place of entry in a public armoury:

Provided that this regulation shall not apply to any firearms or ammunition imported in the circumstances set out in paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of section 20 of the Act.

22. (1) Every importer of firearms or ammunition completing a declaration in accordance with paragraph (b) of section 20 of the Act shall do so in the prescribed form.

(2) The duration of any permit issued under paragraph (b) of section 20 of the Act for the temporary possession of any firearm or ammunition following a declaration as aforesaid shall not exceed thirty days.

(3) The authorised police officer shall maintain a register in which shall be recorded-
(a) the date on which each such declaration was issued;
(b) the full name of the person by whom such declaration was made, including the particulars of the travel documents of such person;
(c) the date on which and the public armoury in which such firearm or ammunition was deposited;
(d) the particulars of action taken in case of non-fulfilment of the undertaking contained in such declaration….

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