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South Africa. 2004 ‘Particulars That Register Must Contain.’ Firearms Control Regulations, 2004; Chapter 9 (Section 82). Pretoria: Department of Safety and Security. 26 March

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82. Particulars That Register Must Contain

1) A register contemplated in section 99 of the Act must, in addition to the particulars prescribed in section 99(2) of the Act contain:
a) the make, type, calibre of the firearm, as well as, every manufacturer's serial number or additional identification mark contemplated in section 99(3) of the Act that is reflected on the firearm under control of the Official Institution;
b) the full particulars and address of the institution from whom the firearm was acquired or to whom and how it was disposed of;
c) calibre, make, quantity, date of receipt and handing out of ammunition under its control; and
d) concerning the employee who, in terms of Chapter 11 of the Act is allowed to be in possession of the firearm, a detailed record of the:
i) make, type, calibre of the firearm, as well as, every manufacturer's serial number or additional identification mark contemplated in section 99(3) of the Act that is reflected on the firearm that was handed to the employee concerned;
ii) calibre, make and quantity of ammunition that was handed to the employee concerned;
iii) full names, surname, identity number and physical address of the employee to whom the firearm and ammunition was provided;
iv) date and time of issuing of the firearm and ammunition;
v) reference number of the permit contemplated in section 98 of the Act that was issued to the employee; and
vi) date and time of the return of the firearm.

2a) The head of an Official Institution must keep a printed record at the place where the firearm and ammunition is stored and controlled whereon, at the handing over of and return of the firearm and ammunition, the employee must append his or her signature as proof of receipt and return of the firearm and ammunition.
b) The permit contemplated in section 98 of the Act must on the return of the firearm and ammunition be affixed to the record contemplated in subparagraph (a).

3) The head of an Official Institution, must keep a register prescribed in this regulation for a period of 10 years from the date of the last entry therein.

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