Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library

South Africa. 2011 ‘Prohibition of Certain Work - Gunsmiths.’ Firearms Control Act 2000 (Act last amended in 2011); Chapter 7, Part 3 (Sections 59, 60), p. 33. Cape Town: Parliament of the Republic of South Africa. 5 December

Relevant contents

59. Prohibition of certain work - Gunsmiths

No person may, without being the holder of a gunsmith's licence or being registered as an apprentice to such holder-

(a) alter the mechanism of a firearm so as to enable the discharging of more than one shot with a single depression of the trigger;
(b) alter the calibre of a firearm;
(c) alter the barrel length of a firearm;
(d) alter or remove the serial number or any other identifying mark of a firearm; or
(e) perform such other work as may be prescribed.

60. Requirement for gunsmith's licence

A gunsmith's licence may be issued to a person who is a fit and proper person to perform the work contemplated in section 59.

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