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Firearms - The effect of firearm legislation on crime in the Western Cape

(Reports and Research)
(File type: pdf; size: 6.89 MB)Department of Police Oversight and Community Safety (Western Cape Government)

Firearms Control Act, 60 of 2000

(File type: pdf; size: 169.26 KB)No. 60 of 2000Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (National) (The Government of South Africa)
This Act regulates the possession of arms and ammunition and introduces stricter controls over the licensing of firearms.

Firearms Control Forms

All forms relating to firearms control can be downloaded in English and Afrikaans from the SAPS website.

Regulations Applicable to Firearms Legislation

(File type: pdf; size: 75.09 KB)No. R 957 of 2003Secretariat of Safety and Security (The Government of South Africa)
When it comes to firearms, the devil is in the details. Read all the regulations applicable to firearm ownership.