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South Africa. 2011 ‘Period of Validity of Licence or Permit.’ Firearms Control Act 2000 (Act last amended in 2011); Chapter 6 (Section 27), pp. 24-25. Cape Town: Parliament of the Republic of South Africa. 5 December

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27. Period of validity of licence or permit

A licence or permit mentioned in Column 2 of the Table below remains valid for the period mentioned in Column 3 of that Table.

Table: Period of validity of Licence or permit

Section number: Type of licence or permit - Period of validity

13: Licence to possess firearm for self-defence - Five years
14: Licence to possess restricted firearm for self-defence - Two years
15: Licence to possess firearm for occasional hunting and sports-shooting - 10 years
16: Licence to possess firearm for dedicated hunting and dedicated sports-shooting - 10 years
16A: Licence to possess a firearm for professional hunting - 10 years
17: Licence to possess firearm in private collection - 10 years
18: Permit to possess ammunition in private collection - 10 years
19: Licence to possess firearm, and permit to possess ammunition, in public collection - 10 years
20: Licence to possess firearm for business purposes: Business as game rancher and in hunting - 10 years
20: Licence to possess firearm for business purposes: Business other than as game rancher and in hunting - Five years

ID: Q6707

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