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Tuvalu. 1964 ‘Prohibition on the Manufacture of Arms and Ammunition.’ Chapter 74: Arms and Ammunition Ordinance 1964 [Revised Edition 1990]; Section 3 (Part II). Funafuti: House of Assembly. 17 February

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3. Prohibition on the Manufacture of Arms and Ammunition

(1) No person shall manufacture any arm or ammunition except at an arsenal established with the approval of the Minister and in accordance with instructions to be issued by him.

(2) In this section, the word "manufacture", in relation to arms, does not include the repair of arms, the conversion into an arm of anything which has the appearance of an arm which is so constructed as to be incapable of discharging any missile through the barrel thereof, or the alteration, substitution or replacement of any component part of an arm.

(3) If any person manufactures any arm or ammunition other than at an arsenal established under the provisions of subsection (1) of this section, he shall be liable to imprisonment for 10 years and to a fine of $2000.

(4) Any person who fails or neglects to comply with any instructions given by the Minister under the provisions of subsection (1) shall be liable to a fine of $100 and to imprisonment for 6 months.

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