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South Africa. 2004 ‘Registers in Respect of a Dealer.’ Firearms Control Regulations, 2004; Chapter 5 - Part 2 (Section 37). Pretoria: Department of Safety and Security. 26 March

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37. Registers in Respect of a Dealer

1) A dealer must keep a register as contemplated by section 39(3) of the Act comprising of a set of books or computer printouts known as "the Firearms Stock Register" in respect of every firearm received in stock from whatever source, wherein must be recorded:
a) on the debit-side -
i) a stock number that must be clearly affixed by means of a temporary marking on the firearm;
ii) the make, type, calibre of the firearm, as well as, every manufacturer's serial number or additional identification mark contemplated in section 23(4) of the Act that is reflected on the firearm;
iii) the date of receipt of the firearm;
iv) the full names, surname, identity number or registration number, as the case may be, and physical address of the person from whom the firearm was acquired; and
v) the number and date of issue of the existing licence, authorisation or permit, as the case may be, and in the case of a private transfer, the signature of the person from whom the firearm was acquired;

b) on the credit-side against the stock number referred to in sub-regulation (1)(a)(i) -
i) the date of sale of the firearm;
ii) the full names, surname, identity number or registration number, as the case may be, and physical address of the person to whom the firearm was sold;
iii) the number and date of issue of the licence, authorisation or permit in terms whereof the firearm may be possessed by the person contemplated in subparagraph (ii); and
iv) the signature of the person who is responsible for the transfer of the firearm that must be affixed to the recorded particulars.

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