Citation(s) from the literature library

Solomon Islands. 2001 ‘Replica Firearm Ban.’ Firearms and Ammunition Amendment Act (2000). Honiara: National Parliament. 18 January

Relevant contents

An Act to Amend the Firearms and Ammunition Act in Order to Prohibit the Manufacture, Sale, Carriage, Possession and Use of Replica Pistols or Other Imitation Firearms and for Matters Connected Therewith or Incidental, Thereto.

Section 2
"imitation firearm" means a replica of a pistol or other firearm which has the appearance of a firearm, but which may not be capable of discharging or being adapted for the discharge of any ammunition in the manner described in the definition of firearm and includes an air gun, air rifle, air pistol or toy-guns.

New Section 40A
(1) Any person who goes armed with an imitation firearm without lawful excuse is guilty of an offence and liable to a fine of two hundred dollars or to imprisonment for six months or to both such fine and imprisonment.

New Section 40B
(1) No person shall import into Solomon Islands or sell or display for sale any imitation firearm in any place in Solomon Islands.
(2) No person shall manufacture for use or sale any imitation firearm.

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