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Samoa. 1960 ‘Interpretation.’ The Arms Ordinance 1960 [Consolidated Law as at 31 December 2007]; Section 2. Apia: Attorney General of Samoa. 11 August

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2. Interpretation

In this Ordinance, unless the context otherwise requires:

"Arms Officer" means any member of police appointed as an Arms Officer by the Commissioner of Police Service and in default of such appointment means the Commissioner of Police Service…

"Pistol" includes any firearm the barrel of which does not exceed 12 inches in length…

"Shot-gun" means a firearm having a smooth-bore barrel and primarily designed to discharge pellets of shot.

"Unlawful weapon" means any pistol, machine-gun and any other firearm of whatever type except a .22 single-shot rifle, an air-gun or a shot-gun.

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