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Zambia. 1994 ‘Registration of Places of Business of Firearms Dealers.’ Firearms (Amendment) Act, Chapter 110, Firearms 13 of 1994; Section 27. Lusaka: Republic of Zambia. 1 January

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Registration of places of business of firearms dealers

27. (1) An application for registration under subsection (2) of section twenty-six shall contain particulars of every place of business in Zambia at which the applicant proposes to carry on business as a firearms dealer and shall be accompanied by a certificate in respect of each such place issued by an officer in charge of police of the Division in question that the premises named in the certificate are suitable for carrying on the business of a firearms dealer; and the Registrar shall, upon registering the applicant as a firearms dealer and subject as hereinafter provided, enter in the register every such place of business.

(2) Every person registered as a firearms dealer who proposes to carry on business as such at any place of business not entered in the register shall notify the Registrar accordingly and shall furnish him with the particulars and certificate mentioned in subsection (1) and thereupon the Registrar shall, subject as hereinafter provided, enter that place of business in the register.

(3) An officer in charge of police shall not issue such a certificate as is referred to in subsection (1) unless he is satisfied that-
(a) the premises in question are so constructed as to be a secure place for the safe-keeping of firearms and ammunition;
(b) suitable strong rooms, safes or other secure stores for the safe-keeping of firearms and ammunition are provided within the premises;
(c) suitable locks or similar appliances are provided for ensuring the safe-keeping of firearms and ammunition within the premises and within the strong rooms, safes and stores;
(d) adequate provision is made in the premises to safe-guard firearms and ammunition which are removed from strong rooms, safes and stores for the purposes of display or any other purpose in the ordinary course of business….

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