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Meaning of "prohibited pistol"

4C Meaning of "prohibited pistol"

(1) In this Act,
"prohibited pistol" means any of the following kinds of pistol--
(a) a pistol with a calibre of more than .38 inch,
(b) a self-loading pistol with a barrel length of less than 120 mm,
(c) a revolver with a barrel length of less than 100 mm,
but does not include any such kind of pistol that is a black powder pistol.
Note : A prohibited pistol is not a prohibited firearm. Prohibited firearms are listed in Schedule 1 (see definition of
"prohibited firearm" in section 4 (1)).
(2) For the purposes of this Act, any pistol that would be a prohibited pistol--
(a) if it did not have something missing from it, or a defect or obstruction in it, or
(b) if it were not for the fact that something has been done to it (being something that, in the opinion of the Commissioner, is not in accordance with the recognised specifications for that pistol),
is taken to be a prohibited pistol.

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