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Fiji. 2003 ‘Regulations.’ Arms and Ammunition Act; Part 7 (Section 51). Suva: Office of the Attorney-General. 1 January

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51. (1) The Minister may make regulations to give effect to the provisions of this Act and in particular:
(a) to regulate the procedures for licences;
(b) to prescribe the forms and fees for the purposes of this Act;
(c) to provide for the marking of arms licensed under Part 3;
(d) to prescribe other requirements or conditions for licences and the grounds for suspension or cancellations of licences;
(e) to provide giving of information for arms and ammunition by persons in possession of arms and ammunition;
(f) to regulate the disposal or destruction of arms and ammunition;
(g) to regulate competency tests and assessments;
(h) to regulate the operation of clubs or associations exempted under section 5(1)(b).

(2) The Minister may limit the operation of regulations made under subsection (1) to a particular area or place and may make regulations for different categories of arms and ammunition.

(3) Regulations and orders made under this Act may prescribe maximum penalties of up to $20,000 or to imprisonment for 2 years for offences created under such regulations or orders.

(4) The Minister may, after consulting the Commissioner and any interested person, issue an Arms and Ammunition Code for the purpose of this Act.

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