§ (1) A person shall not manufacture or sell, or expose, or have in his possession for sale or repair, test or proof, firearms or ammunition by way of trade or business unless he is registered as a firearms dealer in accordance with this Act."
§ (5) Every person who sells a firearm or ammunition to a person in the United Kingdom other than a registered firearms 74 dealer shall comply with any instructions addressed to the seller contained in the firearm certificate produced by the purchaser, and in the case of the sale of a firearm shall within forty-eight hours from the sale send by registered post notice of the sale to the chief officer of police by whom the certificate was issued.
§ (6) Every person who manufactures or sells firearms or ammunition by way of trade or business shall provide and keep a register of transactions, and shall enter or cause to be entered therein the particulars set forth in the Second Schedule to this Act and every such entry shall be made within twenty-four hours after the transaction to which it relates took place, and in the case of a sale every such person as aforesaid shall require the purchaser, if not known to him, to furnish particulars sufficient for identification, and sign his name and address in the said register at the time of the transaction, and shall immediately enter the said particulars in the register.
§ Amendments made: In Sub-section (1), leave out the words "or sell or expose" and insert instead thereof the words "sell, repair, test or prove or expose for sale."
§ Leave out the word "or" ["for sale or repair"].
§ In Sub-section (5), leave out the words "by the purchaser."
§ In Sub-section (6), after the word "shall" ["every such person as aforesaid shall"] insert the words "at the time of the transaction."
§ Leave out the words "and sign his name and address in the said register at the time of the transaction."—[Sir J. Baird.]