Citation(s) from the literature library

Parker, Sarah. 2011 ‘Balancing Act: Regulation of Civilian Firearm Possession.’ Small Arms Survey 2011: States of Security; Annex 9.2, pp. 48-61. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 6 July

Relevant contents

Annex 9.2 Overview of Conditions of Firearms Ownership


Licence Duration: 2 years (licence), licence to purchase valid for only 14 days

Penalties for Unlawful Possession: up to 3 years plus up to SGD 5,000 (USD 4,000)

Safe Storage: YES (storage requirements are specified)

Penalties for Unsafe Storage: not specified

Carrying in Public? cited legislation makes no relevant or specific reference

Penalties for Unlawful Carrying: unlawful carrying: 5–14 years plus up to 6 cane strokes

ID: Q5446

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