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Kenya. 1954 ‘Search Warrants and Disposal of Firearms and Ammunition.’ Firearms Act, Chapter 114; Section 37. Nairobi: Republic of Kenya. 1 January

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Search Warrants and Disposal of Firearms and Ammunition

37. (1) A court, if satisfied by information on oath that there is reasonable ground for suspecting that an offence under this Act has been, is being or is about to be committed, may grant a search warrant authorizing a police officer or other person therein named -

(a) to enter at any time any premises or place named in the warrant, if necessary by force, and to search the premises or place and every person found therein; and

(b) to seize and detain any firearm or ammunition which he may find on the premises or place, or on any such person, in respect of which or in connection with which he has reasonable ground for suspecting that an offence under this Act has been, is being or is about to be committed; and

(c) if the premises are those of a registered firearms dealer, to examine any books relating to the business.

(2) A court may, on the application of a police officer, customs officer or licensing officer, order any firearm or ammunition seized and detained under this Act to be destroyed or otherwise disposed of.

ID: Q2230

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