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South Africa. 2004 ‘Disposal of Firearms or Ammunition Surrendered in Compliance with Amnesty.’ Firearms Control Regulations, 2004; Chapter 12 (Section 93). Pretoria: Department of Safety and Security. 26 March

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93. Disposal of Firearms or Ammunition Surrendered in Compliance with Amnesty

1) A person who surrenders a firearm or ammunition in terms of an amnesty notice published in terms of section 139 of the Act, must surrender the firearm or ammunition to a police station.

2) In all instances where any firearm has been surrendered during a period of amnesty under section 139 of the Act, it must be destroyed subject to the provisions of regulation 104.

3) In all instances where ammunition has been surrendered during a period of amnesty under section 139 of the Act, the cartridge case and bullet may only be destroyed by melting or in any other manner approved by the Registrar.

4) Firearms and ammunition surrendered in compliance with an amnesty notice published in terms of section 139 of the Act, must subject to the provisions of regulation 104(5), section 114(2) and section 139(4) of the Act be destroyed within a period of six months after:
a) the expiry of the amnesty period; or
b) an application contemplated in section 139(4) of the Act was refused.

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