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Dangerous Weapons Act 15 of 2013

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15 of 2013

The Dangerous Weapons Act 15 of 2013 aims:

  • to provide for certain prohibitions in respect of the possession of dangerous weapons;
  • to repeal the Dangerous Weapons Acts in operation in the areas of the erstwhile South Africa, Transkei, Bophuthatswana, Venda and Ciskei, as those areas were constituted immediately before 27 April 1994;
  • to amend the Regulation of Gatherings Act, 1993 (Act No. 205 of 1993), and the Firearms Control Act, 2000 (Act No. 60 of 2000); and
  • to provide for matters connected therewith.

Commencement

2 January 2014 (Government Gazette 36949, 21 October 2013)