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Cross, Peter, Rick de Caris, Ettienne Hennop and Angus Urquhart. 2003 ‘Age Restrictions - Botswana.’ The Law of the Gun: An Audit of Firearms Control Legislation in the SADC Region, p. 14. London: SaferAfrica and Saferworld. 1 June

Relevant contents

Arms and Ammunition Act, 1981

Art. 24
(1) Subject to the provisions of this section, a person who has not attained the age of 18 years shall not purchase, acquire or have in his possession any arms or ammunition and no person shall let on hire or give any arms or ammunition to a person whom he knows or has reason for believing to be under the age of 18 years.

(2) A person who has attained the age of 15 years may have in his possession arms or ammunition if he is an exempted person in accordance with the provisions of section 10 or where he is under the immediate supervision of an adult who is authorized under this Act to possess arms or ammunition…

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