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Trinidad and Tobago. 1971 ‘Carrying of Firearms and Ammunition in Public Places - Power of Police as to.’ Firearms Act, Chapter 16:01, Revised Edition 2011; Chapter 16:01, Act 44 (Section 27), pp. 31-32. Port of Spain: Ministry of Legal Affairs. 1 January

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Carrying of firearms and ammunition in public places - power of police as to [Last amended by Act 2 of 2011]

27. (1) The holder of a licence or certificate who is thereby authorised to carry a firearm and ammunition in a public place shall whenever he carries such firearm or ammunition in a public place have with him the licence or certificate in respect of such firearm and ammunition.

(2) Subject to subsection (4), except in the case of a person exempted by virtue of section 7, a police officer may require any person whom he sees or whom he believes to be carrying any firearm or ammunition in any public place to produce to him his licence or certificate in relation to such firearm or ammunition and to produce the firearm or ammunition….

(7) A person guilty of an offence under this section is liable on summary conviction to a fine of three thousand dollars or to imprisonment for eighteen months.

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