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Flew, Catherine and Angus Urquhart. 2004 ‘Trade: Licensing.’ Strengthening Small Arms controls: An Audit of Small Arms Control Legislation in the Great Lakes Region and the Horn of Africa - Sudan, p. 43. London: Saferworld / SaferAfrica. 1 February

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Trade: Licensing

The Arms, Ammunition and Explosives Act, 1986

Art. 5

(3) No permit shall be issued, to any person, to import arms, for the purpose of trade therein, unless the person has, in his possession, a licence to trade in arms.

Art. 19

(1) No person shall work in arms trade, or operate a private warehouse for arms, without a permit from the licensing authority.
(2) The holder of a permit shall comply with the conditions shown therein, and by any other conditions, as the licensing authority may prescribe.
(3) No procedure of sale of arms, and no disposal thereof, shall be conducted, save by the owner of the permit, and the place specified therein.

Arms, Ammunition & Explosives Regulations 1993, incorporating Amendment No. 1 of 1997

Importation, Export & Trading of Arms & Ammunition, Licences for the Trading of Arms & Ammunition

Art. 4

Any person wishing to trade in arms and ammunition must:
(1) submit an application to the licensing authority on the forms produced for that purpose, provided that person is fit to carry a weapon.
(2) The applicant may be issued with its preliminary licence to trade in arms and ammunition or in ammunition only, provided a copy of it is sent to the Department.
(3) The applicant may be issued with the final licence once the conditions for the sale of arms and ammunition or of ammunition only have been met according to his specifications and after he has provided permits for the storage of such items from the Department and a trading licence.

ID: Q5192

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