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Interior Ministry Statement on Unlicensed Weapons
10 : 31 PM - 06/04/2012

The Ministry of Interior out of its dedication to protect security and commitment to the law that regulates possessing of weapons and ammunitions, affirms that those with unlicensed weapons or ammunitions should immediately approach the Licenses Office at the General Directorate of Crime Detection and Forensic Science.
As article 18 of the Decree-Law No. (16) for 1976 on explosives, weapons and ammunitions states a punishment of up to 15 years for those possessing or carrying unlicensed weapons, while those who possess or carry ammunitions are penalized with a jail term of up to 5 years.
According to article 21 of the same law, those who don't renew their licenses would be punished with up to six months in jail.

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