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Solomon Islands. 1996 ‘Marking of Firearms.’ Firearms and Ammunition Act (1967); Section 9 (Part II). Honiara: National Parliament. 1 January

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Marking of Firearms

(1) A licensing officer to whom application for a firearm licence is made may, before issuing the licence applied for, cause the firearm concerned to be marked with such mark or number as may be prescribed, in such manner as far as possible not to injure or disfigure the same.

(2) Any person who wilfully obliterates, defaces, alters, counterfeits or forges a manufacturer's serial number or any prescribed mark or number marked in pursuance of this Act or who fraudulently marks any firearm with any mark or number resembling or intended to resemble any prescribed mark or number shall be guilty of an offence and liable to a fine of five hundred dollars or to imprisonment for two years or to both such fine and such imprisonment.

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