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Antigua and Barbuda. 1973 ‘Offences Relating to Selling or Transferring Firearms or Ammunition.’ Laws of Antigua and Barbuda, Chapter 171, The Firearms Act [Act with amendments to 1989]; Part I (Section 6). St John's: Parliament of Antigua and Barbuda. 1 May

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Offences Relating to Selling or Transferring Firearms or Ammunition

9. (1) A person who sells or transfers a firearm or ammunition to any other person who does not hold or who is not exempted from holding a Firearm User's Licence is guilty of an offence and liable -
(a) on summary conviction to a fine of ten thousand dollars or imprisonment for two years; or
(b) on conviction on indictment to imprisonment for five years.

(2) A person is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine of ten thousand dollars or to imprisonment for two years who sells or transfers a firearm or ammunition to, or repairs, tests or proves any firearm or ammunition for, any other person whom he knows, or has reasonable cause to believe, to be
(a) a restricted person;
(b) drunk or under the influence of drugs or of unsound mind;
(c) at the time of such sale or transfer otherwise unfit to be entrusted with such a firearm or ammunition; or
(d) under the age of eighteen years.

(3) The provisions of this section shall apply whether or not the person selling or transferring a firearm or ammunition is the holder of a Firearm Dealer's Licence or in the case of a person who repairs, tests or proves a firearm or ammunition a Gunsmith's Licence.

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