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Zambia. 1994 ‘Import of Firearms and Ammunition.’ Firearms (Amendment) Act, Chapter 110, Firearms 13 of 1994; Section 6. Lusaka: Republic of Zambia. 1 January

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Import of firearms and ammunition

6. (1) No person shall import firearms or ammunition except under the authority of, and in accordance with the terms and conditions (if any) contained in, a firearms dealer's import permit or a tourist's import permit, as the case may be. Such permits shall be in the prescribed form and shall be issued by the Registrar.

(2) Firearms or ammunition for the purpose of sale shall be imported only under the authority of a firearms dealer's import permit.

(3) A tourist's import permit shall be issued only to a tourist who-
(a) is booked on a hunting safari with an approved safari company; or
(b) is taking part in, or is a member of a team taking part in, a shooting competition in Zambia; or
(c) is visiting Zambia in the course of a journey to a destination outside Zambia.

(4) Nothing in this section shall apply to the re-import of firearms or ammunition in respect of which a firearm licence is in force.

(5) Any person who-
(a) imports any firearm or ammunition; or
(b) receives or retains any firearm or ammunition knowing or having reason to believe the same to have been imported;
otherwise than in accordance with the provisions of this section shall be guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding six thousand two hundred and fifty penalty units or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years, or to both. (As amended by Act No. 13 of 1994)

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