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Pitcairn. 2003 ‘Interpretation.’ Local Government (Firearms Control) Regulations; Section 2 (Part I). Pitcairn: Island Council of Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands. 28 March

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2.—(1) In these Regulations—

"air weapon" includes an air rifle, air gun or air pistol;

"ammunition" means any missile capable of being used in any firearm and includes bombs, grenades and other missiles whether capable of use with a firearm or not;…

"firearm" means any lethal, barrelled weapon of any description from which any shot, bullet or other missile can be discharged, including ammunition for use with any such weapon and including an air weapon;

"Governor's Representative" means the person appointed by the Governor to the office of representative of the Governor resident on the Island and includes any person acting on his or her behalf;

"imitation firearm" means any article which has the appearance of being a firearm, whether or not it is capable of discharging any shot, bullet or other missile, but shall not include a water pistol or any other article specifically manufactured for use as a toy;…

"prohibited weapon" means any weapon of a kind specified in regulation 8;…

"revolver", in relation to a smooth-bore gun, means a gun containing a series of chambers which revolve when the gun is fired;

"self-loading" and "pump-action" in relation to any weapon mean respectively that it is designed or adapted (otherwise than as mentioned in regulation 8(1)(a)) so that it is automatically re-loaded or that it is so designed or adapted that it is re-loaded by the manual operation of the fore-end or forestock of the weapon;…

"shot gun" means any weapon of a kind referred to in regulations 5 and 25;

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