Citation(s) from the literature library

Flew, Catherine and Angus Urquhart. 2004 ‘Restrictions on Carriage of Small Arm.’ Strengthening Small Arms controls: An Audit of Small Arms Control Legislation in the Great Lakes Region and the Horn of Africa - Eritrea, p. 16. London: Saferworld / SaferAfrica. 1 February

Relevant contents

Restrictions on Carriage of Small Arm

Current national legislative controls:

Transitional Penal Code

Art. 764
Carrying and use of prohibited Arms

Whosoever is found carrying in a public place an arm which he was not authorized to carry, or makes use of an arm, even though authorized, at a time when or in a place where such use is prohibited, is punishable with a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars or arrest not exceeding eight days.


The national legislation fully conforms to the regional and international agreements.

Controls are placed upon where and when a person with special authorisation may carry a small arm.

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