Citation(s) from the literature library

Flew, Catherine and Angus Urquhart. 2004 ‘Controls on Civilian Possession and Use - Licensing.’ Strengthening Small Arms controls: An Audit of Small Arms Control Legislation in the Great Lakes Region and the Horn of Africa - Sudan, pp. 16-17. London: Saferworld / SaferAfrica. 1 February

Relevant contents

Controls on Civilian Possession and Use - Licensing

Current national legislative controls

The Arms, Ammunition and Explosives Act, 1986

Art. 26

(1) No person shall possess, use or carry any arms, unless he is in possession of a valid licence, from the licensing authority, empowering him to possess, use or carry such arm, other than the following cases:

(a) the arms deposited, in a public, or private warehouse;
(b) transit arms;
(c) such arms, as may have been purchased, for immediate export.

(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (1), the licensing authority may grant a temporary licence, for the period of one month, for possession and use of an arm, for any alien visitor inside the Sudan, in a legitimate way; provided that where the period of residence of such visitor exceeds one month, he shall obtain a licence for possession of an arms, in accordance with the provisions of this Act.

ID: Q5164

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