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Virgin Islands (US). 2009 ‘Definitions.’ Virgin Islands (US) Code; Title 23, Chapter 5 (Section 451). Charlotte Amalie: Office of the Code Revisor, Legislature of the Virgin Islands (US). 11 September

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23 V.I.C. § 451

As used in this chapter, unless the context clearly requires otherwise…

(b) "Commissioner" means the Police Commissioner of the Virgin Islands.

(c) "Department" means the U.S. Virgin Islands Police Department (V.I.P.D.)…

(f) "Dealer in firearms and/or ammunition" means any person engaged in the business of selling firearms and/or ammunition, for a profit or gain.

(g) "Gunsmith" means any person who engages in the business of repairing, altering, cleaning, polishing, engraving, blueing or performing any mechanical operation on any firearm on an individual order basis.

(h) "Automatic weapon" means any firearm, as defined in title 23, chapter 5, section 451(d) of this Code that has the capacity to fire more than one shot without manually reloading with a single pull of the trigger.

(i) "Semi-Automatic weapon" mean any firearm, as defined in title 23, chapter 5, section 451(d) of this Code that has the capacity to fire one shot with each pull of the trigger without manually reloading.

(j) "Conversion kit" means any part or combination of parts designed and intended for use in converting any firearm into an automatic weapon, and any combination of parts from which an automatic weapon can be assembled if the parts are in the possession or under the control of a person.

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