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St Vincent & Grenadines. 1995 ‘Section 24 - Import and Export Permit.’ Act No. 12 of 1995, Chapter 386, Firearms Act; Chapter 386, Part V, pp. 13-14. Kingstown: House of Assembly of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. 17 October

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24. Import and Export Permit

1. A person shall not import into, export from or tranship, in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines any firearm or ammunition except if he is the holder of a Firearm Import Permit or a Firearm Export Permit or a Firearm Transhipment Permit issued by the appropriate authority.

2. Any person acting in contravention of subsection 1. commits an offence and is liable:

a) for a prohibited weapon:

(i) on summary conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years,
(ii) on conviction on indictment to imprisonment for a term not exceeding twenty years;

b) for a restricted weapon or restricted ammunition:

(i) on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding ten thousand dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years,

(ii) on conviction on indictment to a fine not exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding fifteen years;

c) in any other case:

(i) on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding seven thousand dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three years,
(ii) on conviction on indictment to a fine not exceeding twenty thousand dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years.

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