Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library

Parker, Sarah. 2011 ‘Balancing Act: Regulation of Civilian Firearm Possession.’ Small Arms Survey 2011: States of Security; Annex 9.1, pp. 38-47. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 6 July

Relevant contents

Annex 9.1: Overview of Owner Licensing Criteria and Genuine Reasons for Owning a Firearm

Uganda

Age: 25

Mental Health: YES ('sound mind')

Drug Dependency: legislation makes no relevant or specific reference

Criminal Record: legislation makes no relevant or specific reference

Public Security or Safety: legislation makes no relevant or specific reference

Competency: YES (relevant information is not expressly indicated in the legislation, but is implied in the legislation or is implied in or derived from a secondary, non-binding source, such as guidelines; competent to use a firearm)

Reason Required? YES (reasonable cause)

Hunting: YES (relevant information is not expressly indicated in the legislation, but is implied in the legislation or is implied in or derived from a secondary, non-binding source, such as guidelines)

Target/Sport Shooting: YES (relevant information is not expressly indicated in the legislation, but is implied in the legislation or is implied in or derived from a secondary, non-binding source, such as guidelines)

Profession: no certificate required for slaughterhouse

Performance: no certificate required

Collection: legislation makes no relevant or specific reference

Personal Protection: legislation makes no relevant or specific reference

ID: Q5427

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