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					                         SUPPLEMENT No. 2
                                       TO
                THE SOVEREIGN BASE AREAS GAZETTE
                       No. 391 of 11th December, 1974.
                              LEGISLATION
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                                        ORDINANCE 10 OF 1974.
                  AN ORDINANCE
   To AMENDAND CONSOLIDATETHE LAW RELATING THE
                                         TO
                  POSSESSION USE OF FIREARMS.
       IMPORTATION,         AND


    JOHN AIKEN                              11th December, 1974.
    ADMINISTRATOR
 BE it enacted by the Administrator of the Sovereign Base
Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia as follows:-
                          PART I
                          PRELIMINARY.
  1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Firearms Ordinance,           Shorttitle.
1974.
  2. In this Qrdinance-                                               Interpretation.

       “air-gun” means a smooth bore air-gun or air-rifle but does
    not include an air-pistol;
       “certificate of registration” means a certificate issued
    under section 1 of this Ordinance;
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       “firearm” means a firearm of every description and
    includes an air-gun, air-pistol or any other kind of gun from
    which any shot, bullet or other missile can be discharged, and
    every part thereof, but does not include any toy gun or toy
    pistol or a firearm which is preserved for antiquarian interest
    and not for use;
       “gun licence” means a licence issued under section 7 of
    this Ordinance ;
       “import licence” means a licence issued under section 8
    of this Ordinance ;
       “shot-gun” means any smooth bore gun which is specially
    made for use and is normally used in the Areas or in the
    Republic for the purpose of shooting game, wild birds or wild
    animals and includes an air-gun.
                               (39)
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                                                 PART II
                           PROHIBITION AND CONTROL OF IMPORTATION, ETC.,
                                           OF FIREARMS.

Prohibition of       3.-(1) No person shall import or attempt to import into the
importation,
etc., of certain   Areas or export or attempt to export therefrom or have under his
types of
firearms, etc.
                   control or in his custody or possession any-
                     (a)   rifle;
                     (b)   firearm which is so designed or adapted that, if pressure
                           is applied to the trigger, missiles continue to be discharged
                           until the pressure is removed from the trigger or the
                           magazine containing the missiles or bullets is empty;
                     (c)   type of firearm capable of discharging a bullet;
                     (d)   type of firearm capable of being loaded with more than
                           two cartridges or missiles by means of one loading and
                           capable of discharging more than two cartridges or
                           missiles without reloading;
                     (e)   class or type of firearm, which is not substantially similar
                           in design, size or efficiency to the normal single or double
                           barrel shot-guns, including automatic, semi-automatic or
                           repeating weapons;
                     (f)   air-gun the bore of which is over 177 milimetres or air-
                           pistol of any bore, save those air-pistols which were
                           registered before the 14th January, 1972;
                     (g)   weapon of whatever description, design or adapted for the
                           discharge of any noxious liquid, gas or similar thing except
                           firearms which are designed solely for the purpose of
                           anaesthetising animals;
                     (h)   firearm of a class or type specified bv the Administrator
                           by an Order to be pUblished- in the Gazette:
                              Provided that the provisions of paragraphs (c), (d) and
                           (e) of this subsection shall not apply to an air-gun or affect
                           in any way the provisions of section 4 of this Ordinance.
                     (2)   Any person who-
                     (a)   uses or carries any firearm the importation of which is
                           prohibited under sub-section (1) of this section of the
                           Ordinance shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable,
                           on conviction, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding
                           fifteen years or to a fine not exceeding one thousand
                           pounds or to both such imprisonment and fine; or
                     (b)   in any circumstances other than those set out in paragraph
                           (a) of this sub-section acts in contravention of sub-section
                           (1) of this section of. the Ordinance shall be guilty of an
                           offence and shall be liable, on conviction, to imprisonment
                           for a term not exceeding ten years or to a fine not
                           exceeding eight hundred pounds or to both such
                           imprisonment and fine,
                   and in addition to any other punishment the Court may order
                   that any firearm in respect of which the offence has been
                   committed be forfeited.
  4.41) Save under a permit granted by the Administrator and              &$j;gtzn
subject to any terms and conditions contained therein, no person          etc of
shall import or attempt to import into the Areas or export or             re';t1versyetc.
attempt to export therefrom or have under his control or in his
possession any revolver or pistol of any kind.
  (2) Any person who-
  (a) uses or carries any revolver or pistol of any kind the
      importation of which is prohibited by sub-section (1) of
      this section of the Ordinance shall be guilty of an offence
      and shall be liable, on conviction, to imprisonment for a
      term not exceeding fifteen years or to a fine not exceeding
      one thousand pounds or to both such imprisonment and
      fine; or
  (b) in any circumstances other than those set out in paragraph
       (a) of this sub-section acts in contravention of sub-section
       (I) of this section of the Ordinance shall be guilty of an
       offence and shall be liable, on conviction, to imprisonment
       for a term not exceeding ten years or to a fine not
       exceeding eight hundred pounds or to both such imprison-
       ment and fine,
and in addition to any other punishment the Court may order that
any revolver or pistol in respect of which the offence bas been
committed be forfeited.
  5.-(1)   Any person who, without lawful authority or excuse,
the burden of proving which shall lie upon such person, uses or
carries any type of firearm in respect of which no special
provision has been made in this Ordinance, shall be guilty of an
offence and shall be liable, on convictjon, to imprisonment not
exceeding fifteen years or to a fine not exceeding one thousand
pounds or to both such imprisonment and fine.
  42) Any person, who wjthout lawful authority or excuse. the
burden of proving which shall lie upon such person, has under
his control or In his possession any type of firearm in respect of
which no special provision has been made in this Ordinance,
shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable, on conviction. to
imprisonment not exceeding ten years or to a fine not exceeding
eight hundred pounds or to both such imprisonment and fine.
  (3) The Court upon a conviction for any offence contrary to
sub-section (1) or (2) of this section of the Ordinance may. in
addition to any punishment, order that the firearm in respect of
which such offence has been committed be forfeited.
  6. Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 8 and 9 of this           Powerto
Ordinance. the Administrator may. for the purpose of protecting           $'$%$fttor
game or otherwise, by order published in the Gazette impose                T;Af
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restrictions over a specified period on the importation of firearms       or:;irtgame.
or on the number of firearms which may be imported.
                              PART I11
 IMPORT LICENCE, REGISTRATION, POSSESSION AND TRANSFER.
   2'.-(1) No person shall have in his custody. possession or              custody,
control or shall use or carry a shot-gun unless such p r s o n is t h e    ~ ~ ~ ~ F ~
holder of a certificate of registration in respect of such firearm        -p-giteof
issued under the provisions of sub-section (1)of Section 11 of this       zg;gi;;;;t
Ordinance and in addition-                                                prohibited.
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                    (a) in the case of a shot-gun other than an air-gun is the holder
                        of a licence to possess such shot-gun in the Form A in the
Schedule.               Schedule to this Ordinance; or
                    (b) in the case of an air-gun is the holder of a licence to
Schedule.               possess such air-gun in the Form B in the Schedule to this
                        Ordinance,
                  issued by the Area Officer (hereinafter referred to in either case
                  as a “shot-gun licence”) :
                    Provided that-
ordinance
No. 11 of 1974.
                    (a) no person shall, during any close season as defined in the
                        Game and Vc’ild Birds (Protection and Development)
                        Ordinance, use or carry a shot-gun except-
Schedule.                ( i ) under a special permit in the Form C in the Schedule
                               to this Ordinance under the hand of the Area Officer
                               authorising the carrying of a shot-gun for the purpose
                               specified in such permit ; or
                         (ii) for any purpose authorised under the provisions of
                              the Game and Wild Birds Protection Ordinance ;
                    (b) the above proviso (a) shall not apply to the carrying of a
                        dismantled shot-gun on a public road on the eve of ;any
                        day on which shooting is allowed;
                    (c) the Area Officer may issue a licence to any person so that
                        for the purposes of game shooting such person may have
                        in his custody, possession or control or use or carry a shot-
                        gun in respect of which a certificate of registration has
                        been issued to another person.
                    (2) For every shot-gun licence there shall be paid a fee of five
                  pounds, but in the case of an additional shot-gun, as provided in
                  subsection (4) of this section of the Ordinance, a fee of ten pouinds
                  for the licence of such an additional shot-gun shall be paid :
                     Provided that for a licence to possess an air-gun there shall be
                  paid a fee of three pounds, but in the case of additional air-guns,
                  as provided in subsection (4) of this section of the Ordinance, a fee
                  of three pounds for the licence of each of such additional air-guns
                  shall be paid.
                    (3) Every shot-gun licence shall expire-
                    (a) upon the holder thereof being prohibited from possessing
                        or using any firearm by an Order of the Court under
                        section 28 of this Ordinance or upon the certificate of
                        registration in respect of a shot-gun being cancelled ;
                    (b) upon the holder thereof no longer being the owner of the
                        shot-gun ;
                    (c) upon the death of the holder thereof or upon the
                        destruction or loss of the shot-gun.
                     (4) The holder of a shot-gun licence shall be entitled, as long
                  as such licence remains in force, to have in his custody, possession
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or control two additional shot-guns only, one of which shall be
an air-gun or two additional air-guns only, provided that in
respect of each of them a licence to possess has been obtained
and the relevant fee, referred to in subsection (2) of this section
of the Ordinance, has been paid.
  (5) An Area Officer may at any time in the public interest
cancel any shot-gun licence by sending a notice in writing to the
holder thereof and upon such cancellation the holder shall return
the licence to the Area Officer.
       Any person who-
       uses or carries a shot-gun, other than an air-gun, in
       contravention of the provisions of this section of the
       Ordinance, shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable,
       on conviction, to imprisonment not exceeding seven years
       or to a fine not exceeding five hundred pounds or to both
       such imprisonment and fine;
       has in his custody, possession or control or uses or carries
       an air-gun in contravention of the provisions of this section
       of the Ordinance, shall be guilty of an offence and shall be
       liable, on conviction, to imprisonment not exceeding six
       months or to a fine not exceeding one hundred pounds or
       to both such imprisonment and fine;
       in any circumstances, other than those set out in paragraph
       (a) of this sub-section, has in his custody, possession or
       control any shot-gun in contravention of the provisions of
       this section of the Ordinance, shall be guilty of an offence
       and shall, on conviction, be liable to imprisonment not
       exceeding three years or to a fine not exceeding five
       hundred pounds or to both such imprisonment and fine,
and the Court upon a conviction for any offence contrary to this
section may in addition to any other punishment order that the
gun in respect of which such offence has been committed be
forfeited.
  (7) The provisions of this section shall not apply-
  (a) to any person over twenty-one years of age carrying a shot-
      gun belonging to a person who has a valid shot-gun licence
      and does so in the company and with the consent of such
      person ;
  (b) to any licensed repairer of shot-guns or to any person
       actually employed by such repairer as long as the said
       licensed repairer or the said person have in their
       possession a shot-gun for the purposes of their trade in the
       workshop or premises where they carry on such trade ;
  (c) to any heir, executor or administrator of the estate of a
      deceased person, who at the time of his death was entitled
      to keep a shot-gun, until the expiration of six months
      from the death of such person.
   . ( ) The Chief Police Officer may, in his discretion, and
  8-1                                                                  Importation
subject to such terms as he may deem fit, grant a licence to import    of shot-guns.
a shot-gun to any person who, in his opinion, is a fit and proper
pzrson to possess a shot-gun and intends to import such shot-gun
for his own personal use:
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                    Provided that no other import licence shall be required when
                  a shot-gun in respect of which a certificate of registration lhas
                  been issued is exported personally by the holder of the licence,
                  or for the purpose of repair and is to be re-imported into the
                  Areas personally by the holder of the licence or for delivery to
                  him in the Areas.
                     (2) Any person who wishes to import into the Areas any
                  shot-gun shall submit to the Chief Police Officer an application
Schedule.         in the Form D in the Schedule to this Ordinance.
                    (3) Every licence to import any shot-gun shall be granted in
Schedule.         the Form E in the Schedule to this Ordinance.
                    (4) Every such licence shall be in force for such period inot
                  exceeding one year as may be specified therein provided that ‘the
                  Chief Police Officer may at any time, upon giving one month’s
                  notice to the holder thereof, cancel such licence.
                    (5) For every such licence a fee of fifteen pounds shall be
                  paid, with the exception of a licence €or importation of an air-gun
                  in respect of which a fee of three pounds shall be paid.
                     (6) Any person who imports or attempts to import any shot-
                  gun contrary to the provisions of this section of the Ordinance
                  shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to
                  imprisonment not exceeding three years or to 2 fine not exceeding
                  five hundred pounds ox’ to both such imprisonment and fine amd
                  in addition to any other punishment the Court may order that ithe
                  shot-gun in respect of which the offence has been committed be
                  forfeited.
Sports starting
pistols.
                    9.-(1)   The Chief Police Officer may grant a licence to a fit
                  and proper person to import, possess, carry or use a sports
                  starting pistol, subject to such terms and conditions as he may
                  deem fit.
                    (2) No fee shall be paid in respect of a licence to import a
                  sports starting pistol.
                    (3) Any person who imports or attempts to import, or has in
                  his possession or carries or uses a sports starting pistol without
                  being in possession of a licence contrary to sub-section (1)of this
                  section of the Ordinance, shall be guilty of an offence and shlall
                  be liable, on conviction, to imprisonment not exceeding six
                  months or to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds or to both such
                  imprisonment and fine.
                    (4) For the purpose of ilis section “sports starting pistol”
                  includes any pistol which operates only with blank ammunition
                  or percussion caps and cannot discharge missiles but does not
                  include toy pistols.
Importation
of shot-guns
                   10.-(1)   The Fiscal Officer or any Officer of Customs authorised
by visitors.      by him in that behalf may grant to any visitor a special licence to
                  import a shot-gun for the personal use of such visitor subject to
                  such terms and conditions as the Fiscal Officer or the Officer of
                  Customs may think fit to impose.
                    (2) Before granting a licence under subsection (1) of this
                  section of the Ordinance, the Fiscal Officer or any Officer of the
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Customs authorised by him in that behalf shall require the visitor
to sign a declaration that the shot-gun is imported for the visitor's
own personal use.

 ll,-(l) Subject to the provisions of Section 8 of this                 Requirement
Ordinance, any person who imports any firearm shall, within             ~~~~~




forty-eight hours of its being eleared from the Customs, apply to
the Chief Police Officer for registration of such firearm and on
production of the import licence in respect of such firearm the
Chief Police Officer shall issue to the applicant a certificate of
registration in the Form F in the Schedule hereto.                      Schedule.


   (2) Any person who acts in contravention of the provisions
of this section shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable, on
conviction, to imprisonment not exceeding six months or to a fine
not exceeding one hundred pounds or to both such imprisonment
and fine.
   (3) The Chief Police Officer may at any time in the public
interest cancel any certificate of registration by notice in writing
to the holder thereof and upon such cancellation. the holder
thereof shall return the same forthwith to the Chief Police
Officer ; and if he fails to do so he shall be guilty of an offence
and shall be liable, on conviction, to a fine not exceeding one
hundred pounds.
 12.-(1)   Any person who wishes to transfer to another person           zy;;Egf
by way of sale or gift any shot-gun in respect of which he is the
holder of a certificate of registration shall make application to
the Chief Police Officer in the Form G in the Schedule hereto.            Schedule.

   (2) The Chief Police Officer upon receipt of such application
may, in his discretion, unless the intended transferee is
disqualified by virtue of the provisions of this or any other
Ordinance from having in his custody, possession or control or
using or carrying a shot-gun, approve the transfer applied for by
issuing a new certificate of registration.
 13.-(1)    If-                                                           Loss, etc., of
                                                                          import licence,
                                                                          shot-gun
   (a) any import licence issued under the provisions of sub-             licence etc or
                                                                          certifiche d'f
       section (1)of Section 8 of this Ordinance ; or                     registration.

  (b) any shot-gun licence granted under paragraph (a) or (b) of
      sub-section (1)of section 7 of this Ordinance, or
  (c) any certificate of registration issued under sub-section (1)
      of section 11 of this Ordinance,
shall be accidentally destroyed, defaced or lost, the Chief Police
Officer or the Area Officer, as the case may be, if he is satisfied
as to the destruction, defacement or loss of such licence or
certjficate, supply the person in whose name the licence or
certificate has been issued with a duplicate of such licence or
certificate and such duplicate shall have the same force and effect
as the original licence or certificate.
 14. Subject to the provisions of this Ordinance, no person, if             Persons
                                                                            disqualified
he has been convicted in any country of any of the following                 rom possessing
                                                                            firearms.
offences by whatever name called, that is to say-
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                      (a) manslaughter ;
                      (b) rape ;
                      (c) abduction ;
                      (d) arson;
                      (e) treason;
                      (f) robbery;
                      (g) riot;
                      (h) sedition ;
                      (i) membership of an unlawful association ;
                      ( j ) murder or attempt to murder ;
                      (k) an offence under section 3 (2) or 4 (2) or 8 (6) ;
                      (1) any other offence declared by the Administrator to be an
                          offence for the purposes of this section of the Ordinance,
                    may, save under a special permit from the Administrator and
                    subject to such terms and conditions as he may think fit, have
                    in his possession. custody or control or carry or use a firearm ;
                    and any certificate of registration or licence issued to anyone
                    convicted of any of the aforementioned offences shall be cancelled
                    automatically and any firearm, the property of any person so
                    convicted, shall be forfeited.
                                                  PART IV
                          MANUFACTURE, TRADING AND REPAIR OF FIREARMS.

Manufacture
and trading
                     15.-(1)   No person shall manufacture or trade in firearms in
in firearms         the Areas.
prohibited.
                       (2) Any person who acts in contravention of subsection (1)of
                    this section of the Ordinance shall be guilty of an offence and
                    shall be liable on conviction to imprisonment not exceeding one
                    year or to a fine not exceeding two hundred pounds or to both
                    such imprisonment and fine and the Court may in addition to any
                    other punishment order that any firearm in respect of which the
                    offence has been committed be forfeited.
Import
manuficture,
                     16.-(1)   NO person shall-
etc., of weapons
or articles           (a) manufacture, sell or purchase, any weapon made or
discharging
noxious liquids,
etc or
                          designed for the discharge of any noxious liquid, gas, or
amhnition                 otheir similar material or thing; or
containing
noxious liquids,
etc., prohibited.     (b) import, manufacture, sell, purchase, carry or have in his
                          possession, custody or control any article of whatever
                          description made or designed for the discharge of any
                          noxious liquid, gas or other similar material or thing or
                          any ammunition containing or designed or adapted to
                          contain any such noxious liquid, gas or other similar
                          material or thing.
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  (2) Any person who acts in contravention of subsection (1)of
this section of the Ordinance shall be guilty of an offence and
shall be liable on conviction to imprisonment not exceeding seven
years or to a fine not exceeding on2 thousand pounds or to both
such imprisonment and fine.
  17.-(1)   The Chief Police Officer may, in his discretion and      Pe;~;t;tearms.
subject to such conditions as he may think fit to impose, grant a
permit in the Form I4 in the Schedule to this Ordinance to any       Schedule.
person to carry out repairs to any shot-gun and for every such
permit a fee of five pounds shall be paid.
  (2) Any person who carries out repairs to any shot-gun
contrary to the provisions of subsection (1)of this section of the
Ordinance or to any condition specified in the permit shall be
guilty of an offence and shall be liable, on conviction, to a fine
not exceeding one hundred pounds.
  (3) The Chief Police Officer may in his discretion at any time
cancel any permit granted to any person under the provisions of
subsection (1) of this section of the Ordinance.
 18.-(1)   The Chief Police Officer may, in his discretion and
under such terms as he may consider fit, issue a permit in the       $i;gggrts
Form I of the Schedule to this Ordinance to any licensed repairer    Schedule.
of shot-guns or any owner of a shot-gun to import and. sell spare
parts of shot-guns.
  (2) Any person to whom a permit is issued for the importation
and sale of spare parts of shot-guns under sub-section (1)of this
section of the Ordinance shall keep-
  (a) a store book in which he shall enter the stock of spare
       parts kept at any time; and
  (b) a sales book in which he shall enter every sale of spare
      parts as well as particulars of the name, address and gun
      licence number of the purchaser.
   (3) Every member of the Police Force may at all reasonable
times enter any premises where the business of the holder of a
permit to import and sell spare parts is carried on in order to
check any book and take copies of any entry in relation thereto,
and the permit holder shall provide every possible assistance to
the said member of the Police Force for the purpose of such
check being carried out.
  (4) Every holder of a permit to import and sell spare parts
of shot-guns-
  (a) who acts in contravention of the provisions of sub-section
      (2) or (3) of this section of the Ordinance ;
  (b) whose stock of spare parts on the premises does not
      correspond to the stock of spare parts shown in the store
      book after deducting the items entered in the sales book ;
  (c) who makes any false entry in the store book or the sales
      book in relation to sales of spare parts,
shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable, on conviction,
to a fine not exceeding one hundred pounds and the Chief Police
Officer shall have power to cancel the permit issued to him.
Sales and
purchases of        19.-(1)  No person shall purchase any spare parts of a shotgun
spare parts of    unless he is the holder of a shot-gun licence in relation to the
shot-guns.
                  shot-gun which is in need of repair and such licence shall at the
                  time of the purchase of the spare parts be produced to the seller
                  so that the number of the licence and other particulars may be
                  recorded in the sales book and no sale of any spare part shall be
                  made other than to a person who is entitled to it under this
                  section.
                     (2) Any spare part sold or purchased shall be of the type
                  required for the repair of the shot-gun as described in the shot-
                  gun licence produced by the purchaser to the seller in accordance
                  with sub-section (1)of this section of the Ordinance.
                     (3) Any person who sells or purchases any spare part in
                  contravention of the provisions of this section of the Ordinalice
                  or fails to comply with such provisions shall be guilty 0f an
                  offence and shall be liable, on conviction, to imprisonment inot
                  exceeding six months or to a fine not exceeding one hundred
                  pounds or to both such imprisonment and fine.
                                               PART V
                            PROVISIONS RELATING TO PUBLIC SECURITY.

Liability of        20. The occupier of any house or premises in which any
occupier of       firearm is found shall for the purposes of this Ordinance be
premises.
                  deemed and taken to be the person in possession, custody, or
                  control of such firearm until the contrary is proved by him.
Duty to keep a      21.-(1)  Any person having in his possession any firearm shall
firearm safely.   keep the same at all times securely and in safe custody and in a
                  safe condition and shall take all reasonable precautions to ensure
                  that such firearm is not lost or stolen and is not at any
                  time available to any person not lawfully entitled to possess
                  the same.
                     (2) If any person fails to comply with any of the provisions
                  of sub-section (1) of this section of the Ordinance he shall be
                  guilty of an offence and shall be liable, on conviction, to
                  imprisonment not exceeding six months or to a fine not exceeding
                  one hundred pounds or to both such imprisonment and fine.
Possession of      22. No person under the age of twenty-one years shall have
shot-guns by
young persons     in his possession any shot-gun and no licence to import a shot-gun
prohibited.       under Section 8 of this Ordinance shall be granted to any such
                  person :
                    Provided that this section shall not apply to any air-gun
                  belonging to a person over the age of eighteen years.
Power of
police officers
                   23.-(1)     Any police officer may, at any time, call upon the
to request        holder of any firearms licence to produce to such police officer
production        for his inspection such licence and the firearm in respect of which
of licences
and firearms.     such licence is held and if such person fails or refuses to do so,
                  any such police officer may without warrant enter any premises,
                  other than a dwelling house wherein such person resides and
                  search for and seize any such firearm.
                    (2) Any person who-
                    (a) fails or refuses to produce for inspection any firearm when
                          requested to do so under the provisions of sub-section (1)
                          of thLis section of the Ordinance ;
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  (b) resists search or obstructs a police officer acting under the
      provisions of sub-section (1) of this section of the
      Ordinance ;
shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to
imprisonment not exceeding three months or to a fine not
exceeding fifty pounds or to both such imprisonment and fine.
                                                                       Power of
 24.  Any police officer may without warrant-                          police officers
                                                                       to search f o r
  (a) enter and search any premises other than a dwelling house        -n
                                                                       :
                                                                       ?
                                                                       ;ad
      wherein he has reasonable ground to believe that a
      revolver or pistol is kept in contravention of this
      Ordinance ;
  (b) inspect and search any means of conveyance or person
      reasonably suspected of carrying or possessing a revolver
      or pistol in contravention of this Ordinance.
 25. If a firearm in the possession of any person is lost or           &gction
destroyed such person shall forthwith notify in writing the police     of firearm.
officer in charge of the nearest police station of such loss or
destruction and any person who fails to do so or who gives any
false information in respect of any loss or destruction of such
firearm shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable, on
conviction, to imprisonment not exceeding six months or to a fine
not exceeding one hundred pounds or to both such imprisonment
and fine.
 26. If a person holding any firearms licence changes his                h;; ff
                                                                       & ?$&o
pzrmanent place of residence from one Area to another Area he          holderof
                                                                       licence.
shall notify such change in writing to the Deputy Chief Police
Officer in the Area to which such person has moved and if he
fails to do so he shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable,
on conviction, to a fine not exceeding twenty-five pounds.
 27.-(1) Any person having in his custody, possession or               g;gg;iith
control any Shot-gun for which a certificate of registration has       a Deputy Chief
been issued but who does not desire to obtain a shot-gun licence
may deposit free of charge such shot-gun with the Deputy Chief
Police Officer of the Area within which such person resides for
a period not exceeding one year and may at any time during such
period withdraw the same on production of a shot-gun licence or
for the purpose of export, or for the purpose of transferring it in
accordance with the provisions of section 12 of this Ordinance.
  (2) (a) If at the expiration of the period of one year, a shot-gun
       deposited as provided in sub-section (1) of this section is
       still so deposited, it shall be treated as follows:
       ( i ) A notice shall be served upon the owner, holder or
            the person who deposited it at his last known address
            in the Form J of the Schedule to this Ordinance ;          Schedule.

       (ii) if at the expiration of the fresh period prescribed in
            the said notice, which shall in no case exceed three
            months from the date of such notice, a shot-gun is
            still so deposited, the Deputy Chief Police Officer
            shall proceed to sell the same by public auction on a
            date to be specified in such notice ;
                                                  50
                         (iii) the proceeds of such sale after the deduction of all
                               expenses lawfully incurred in connection with the sale
                               shall be handed to the owner of the shot-gun ;
                     (b) the Deputy Chief Police Officer shall be empowered to
                         transfer the ownership of a shot-gun to the purchaser in
                 '       accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance in c,ase
                         of absence or refusal by the owner to do so.
                    (3) The Deputy Chief Police Officer of the Area or any person
                 acting under him in that behalf shall not be liable for any damage,
                 loss, or destruction of any shot-gun deposited under the provisions
                 of this section of the Ordinance except where such damage, loss,
                 or destruction is due to the wilful default or omission of such
                 Deputy Chief Police Officer or person acting under him in that
                 behalf, as the case may be.
                                               PART VI
                                        GENERAL PROVISIONS.
Court may         28. The Court may, upon the conviction of any person for an
prohibit         offence under the provisions of this Ordinance, order that such
convicted
person from
possessing or
                 convicted person, in addition to any other punishment, shall be
using any        prohibited from possessing or using any firearm for such period
firearm.         as the Court may determine.
Onus of proof
in relation to
                  29. In any proceedings against any person for an offence under
licences.        this Ordinance the burden of proving that a licence has been
                 issued or granted shall lie upon such person.
Exemptions.       30. Nothing in this Ordinance shall apply to or affect any
                 person serving in Her Majesty's Forces or any member of lthe
                 Police Force or Prison Service or any special constable in respect
                 of any firearm entrusted to or used or to be used by such person
                 in his capacity as a member of such Forces or Service or as a
                 special constable.
Disposal of
forfeitures.
                  31. A l l forfeitures under this Ordinance may be sold or
                 otherwise disposed of as the Chief Officer may direct.
Delivery of
firearm and
                  32.-(1)    Any person-
payment of
value in
certain cases.       (a) whose import licence or certificate of registration has been
                         cancelled by the Chief Police Officer; or
                     (b) whose gun licence has been cancelled by the Area Officer,
                 shall within ten days from the date of the cancellation of such
                 licence or certificate, or in the case of an appeal under Section
                 33 of this Ordinance within twenty and one days from the date
                 of the decision of the Administrator upon such cancellation, or
                 upon the expiration of the licence, as the case may be, deliver
                 such firearm, in respect of which the licence or certificate of
                 registration relates, to the Area Officer who thereupon shall pay
                 to such person the value thereof at a rate to be assessed by lthe
                 Fiscal Officer, and if such person fails to deliver such firearm as
                 aforesaid such firearm shall be forfeited.
                   (2) The value assessed by the Fiscal Officer shall be binding
                 and conclusive and shall be defrayed by the funds of ithe
                 Administration. In assessing the value of any such firearm the
                 Fiscal Officer shall not take into account any import duty paid in
                 respect thereof.
                                51
 33. Any person aggrieved by-                                          Appeal to the
                                                                       Administrator.

  (a) the refusal to grant any licence by the Chief Police Officer,
      Area Officer or the Fiscal Officer, as the case may be ;
  (b) the cancellation by the Chief Police Officer o r Area Officer,
      as the case may be, of any licence or certificate of
      registration,
may within twenty and one days from the date of such refusal
or cancellation, appeal to the Administrator.
                            PART VI1
                         MISCELLANEOUS.
 34. The Chief Officer may, by notice published in the Gazette,        PoweT to Chief
                                                                       Officer to
amend or substitute any of the forms set out in the Schedule to        amend or
this Ordinance.                                                        substitute
                                                                       forms in the
                                                                       Schedule.
 35.-(1)  The Administrator may make Regulations to be                 Regulations.
published in the Gazette-
  (a) prohibiting the carrying or use of firearms or of guns of
      any description by any person, whether licensed so to do
      by this or any other Ordinance, within any specified area ;
  (13)   generally, for the better carrying into effect of the
         provisions of this Ordinance.
  36.-(1)  Every import or shot-gun licence which has been             Transitional
                                                                       and other
issued and is in force under the Ordinance hereby repealed shall       pr,ovisions
be treated as a valid import or shot-gun licence, as the case may      relating to
                                                                       licences issued
be, under this Ordinance until the expiration of the period for        under the
                                                                       Ordinance
which it was in force under the Ordinance hereby repealed.             hereby
                                                                       repealed.
  (2) Every certificate of registration in respect of a firearm
which Bas been issued and is in force under the Ordinance hereby
repealed shall be treated as a certificate of registration in force
under this Ordinance.
 37. The Firearms Ordinance is hereby repealed without                 Repeal.
prejudice to anything done or left undone thereunder.                  Cap. 57
                                                                       and Law No.
                                                                       11/59 (Laws
                                                                       of Cyprus).
                                                                       Ordinances
                                                                       3/63 4/65 10/67,
                                                                       7169’and f/70.




                                                        ’SCHEDULE
                                                                            52
                                                                                                                                             FORM A

                                                          SCHEDULE
                                THE FIREARMS ORDINANCE, 1974
                                                              (Section 7 ( ) .
                                                                          1)

                SIIOT-GUN LICENCE OTHER THAN AIR-GUN LICENCE.


 Mr...................................................................................................................................................




is hereby licensed to possess                                           *




 Fee paid 225
           Date ...........................................                        ........................................................................
                                                                                                      Area Officer,
                                                                                                   Sovereign Base Area
                                                                                                    AkrotirVDhekelia.
~~




         * Here insert                 full description of shot-gun.
                                                                                     53
                                                                                                                                                    FORM B

                                     THE FIREARMS ORDINANCE, 1974
                                                                  (Section 7 (1)).

                                                             AIR-GUN LICENCE.




                                                                                                    ......................
   ...............................

is hereby licensed to possess *


                                                                                                           .             .
..................................................................................    ............... ............................................................
                                                                                      i               i




Fee paid S3
           Date :..........................................                               ........................................................................
                                                                                                              Area Officer,
                                                                                                           Sovereign Base Area
                                                                                                            Akrotiri/Dhekelia.


         * Here insert                     full description of air-gun.
                                                                             54
                                                                                                                                                   FORM:C

                                    THE FIREARMS ORDINANCE, 1974
                                                                  (Section 7 (1)).

                                                                 SPECIAL PERMIT.


Mr.....................................................................................................................................................


                                                                         ...................................                  ...........
is hereby granted a special permit to use or carry between
............................................................

                , a shot-gun, viz * ..                                                          ................................................................

..............................................................

in respect of which certificate of registration No..............................
and shot-gum licence No                                                                                                 have been issued
for the following purpose :




            Date :..........................................                           .........................................................................
                                                                                                           Area Officer,
                                                                                                        Sovereign Base Area
                                                                                                         Akrotiri/Dhekelia.


          * Here insert full description of shot-gun.
                                                                              55
                                                                                                                                               FORM D
                             THE FIREARMS ORDINANCE, 1974
                                      (Section 8 (2)).

           APPLICATION FOR A LICENCE TO IMPORT A SHOT-GUN.

To Chief Police Officer, Episkopi
             I, the undersigned .....................................................................................................
of ...........................................          .........................................................................................
hereby apply for a licence to import a shot-gun, namely
................................................. through                                   ................. (port or airport)
which is intended for my o
             My personal particulars are as follows :
1, Surname : ...........                                                           .......           .........................................................
2. Identity Card No: ..............................                                     3. Place of birth: .................
4. Date of birth: .........................................                            5. Residence address: .................

6. Profession : .......
7. Name in full of father :....
8. Name in full of mother: .........
     I declare that I am/am not* in possession of any other
registered shot-gun.
     I declare that I am aware of the legal liabilities with regard
to measures which persons who possess, carry and use firearms
are required to take to safeguard firearms.
           Date :....................................                 . Signature :......................................................                        ....
                                                                             of applicant
 For Official Use
 Chief Police Officer
      (a) I certify that the applicant i s h not* a fit person to possess
          a shot-gun.
      (b) I am/I am not* satisfied that the said gun is f o r his own use.
      (c) The applicant is by law a prohibited person to possess
          a gun.
                                                                                      ........................................................................
                                                                                             Deputy Chief Police Officer,
                                                                                                  EpiskopUDhekelia
                               ...........................................                      Sovereign Base Area.
                               .........................................
           Date :..........................................                           ........................................................................
                                                                                                    Chief Police Officer,
                                                                                                   Sovereign Base Areas.

          * Strike out which                         is inapplicable.
                                                         56
                                                                                                                      FORM E

                       THE FIREARMS ORDINANCE, 1974
                                                   (Section 8 (3)).

                             LICENCE TO IMPORT A SHOT-GUN.



         Name, identity                                   Number of
        card number and                                                                            Description
       address of importer




     The above-named person is hereby authorised to import the
shot-gun referred to above on condition that he shall take it to the
Police for registration within forty-eight hours from the time of
its customs clearance as provided in the Ordinance.
         This Licence shall be in force for one year only.
          Fee paid Z15
          Fee paid 32 3 (air-gun or additional airgun)
          Fee paid Z l 5 (additional shot-gun which is not an air-
          gun).
    Date ...........................................          ........................................................................
                                                                           Chief Police Officer,
                                                                          Sovereign Base Areas.
                                                                           57
                                                                                                                                                FORM F
                                THE FIREARMS ORDINANCE, 1974
                                                               (Section 11).

                                       CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION.


           It is hereby certified that a shot-gun/air-gun under the
following particulars has been to-day registered in the name
of .......................................................................................................................................................


           No. of Gun : ..................................................................                                                             ............
           Place of Manufacture : ....                                                                               ..........................................
           Type of Gun:                                                       ..............................................................................


           Date :..........................................                          ........................................................................
                                                                                                  Chief Police Officer,
                                                                                                 Sovereign Base Areas.
                                                                                58
                                                                                                                                                  FORM G

                                   THE FIREARMS ORDINANCE, 1974
                                                                  (Section 12).

                                               APPLICATION FOR TRANSFER.
                                                                  ~~




              We the undersigned hereby apply to have shot-gun                                                                                      *

in respect of which certificate of registration No ...........................
and shot-gun licence No ...................................................... have been issued
to .........................                                                 .....                            .................................

transferred in the name of ...................................................................................
...............................................................        of ....................................................................................


             Date :..........................................
                                                                       Signed ........................................................................
                                                                                                                   Transferer


                                                                       Signed :.......................................................................
                                                                                                                   Transferee


To the Chief Police Officer,
Sovereign Base Areas
Episkopi.

           * Here insert                    full description of shot-gun.
                                                                              59
                                                                                                                                                  FORM H
                                  THE FIREARMS ORDINANCE, 1974
                                                                   (Section 17).

                                           PERMIT TO REPAIR SHOT-GUNS.


           Permit is hereby granted to..............................................................................
of ........................................................................................................................................................
to carry out repairs to any shot-gun, subject to the following
conditions :-




.............................................................................................................................................................
           Fee paid 2 5
           Date :..........................................                              ........................................................................
                                                                                                      Chief Police Officer,
                                                                                                     Sovereign Base Areas.



                                                                                                                                                     FORM I
                                   THE FIREARMS ORDINANCE, 1974
                                                                  (Section 18 (1)).

      PERMIT TO IMPORT AND SELL SPARE PARTS O F SHOT-GUNS.


            Permit is hereby granted to..............................................................................
...............................................................      of ....................................................................................
........................................................................................................................................
to import and sell spare parts of shot-guns, subject to the
following conditions :-
 .................................................................................................................................................
.................................................................................................................................................
................................................................... ...............................................................................
.................................................................................................................................................
            Date :..........................................                             ........................................................................
                                                                                                       Chief Police Officer,
                                                                                                      Sovereign Base Areas.
                                                                               60

                                 THE FIREARMS ORDINANCE, 1974
                                                                     (Section 27 (2)).

                       NOTICE O F SALE O F A DE?OSITED SHOT-GUN.




          You are hereby informed that the shot-gun..........................................
(particulars in detail of the shot-gun etc. shall be stated)
                          ........................................     deposited on............................................................
                                                                               is still deposited with this Police
St,ation and you are hereby warned that, unless you produce a
shot-gun licence issued in your name within ...................................................
(a period not exceeding three months, shall be prescribed) from
the date of this notice, the said gun will be sold by public auction
to he held on............................................................ (any date, after the expiry
                                                                . . . . . . . . . .

of the said three months period, may be prescribed) and the
proceeds of the sale, after the deduction of any expenses incurrled
in connection with the sale, will be put at your disposal
at.....................................................................................................

           Date ...........................................                           ........................................................................
                                                                                            Deputy Chief Police Officer,
                                                                                              Sovereign Ease Areas.
                                                                                                 Episkopi/Dhekelia




                                                                                                                  A.W. STEPHENS
11th December, 1974.                                                                                                Chief Oficer.
(119/12)
       THE GAME AND WILD BIRDS (PROTECTION AND
             DEVELOPMENT) ORDINANCE, 1974
                        (Ordinance No. 11 of 1974).

                        ARRANGEMENT O F SECTIONS.


                                  PART I
                              PRELIMINARY.
Section
  1. Short title.
  2. Interpretation.

                                 PART I1
                          GENERAL PROVISIONS.
  3. Shooting of game or wild birds prohibited without a game licence.
  4.   Game licences.
  5. Prescribing of animals or birds as game.
  6. Maximum number of game and wild birds that may be shot in any
     one day.
  7. Power to fix hours of shooting.
  8.   Possession of moufflon without a special permit prohibited.
  9.   Shooting etc., of certain species of wild birds prohibited.
 10. Power to the Administrator to prohibit shooting, etc., of game and
     wild birds.
 11. Restrictions on sale, etc., of game.
 12, Licence of dealer in game.
 13.   Prohibition of serving game or wild birds in restaurants, etc.
 14. Use of searchlights, etc., prohibited.
 15. Killing of game or wild birds by poisonous seeds or substances
       prohibited.
 16. Carrying of firearms in certain cases prohibited.
 17. Use of cloth, etc., as wadding in certain areas prohibited.
 18. Eggs of game and wild birds protected.
 19. Export of game and wild birds prohibited.
 20. Export of skin prohibited.
 21. Catching or importation of game and wild birds.
 22. G a a e farms and game areas.
 23. Appointment and duties of game wardens.
 24. Entrusting of duties and powers to forest guards and rural constables.
 25. Appointment and duties of special game wardens.
                                 PART I11
               CLOSE SEASONS AND GAME RESERVES.
Section
 26. Administrator to prescribe close seasons.
 27. Shooting of game, etc., during a close season prohibited.
 28. Possession of freshly killed game and wild birds during close season
     prohibited.
 29. Game reserves.
 30. Temporary game reserves.
 31. Carrying of firearms, etc., in game reserve or temporary game reseirve
     prohibited.
                                 PART IV
                      OFFENCES AND PENALTIES.
 32. Attempt. to commit an offence.
 33. General provision for penalty.
 34. Consequences following conviction of a person for an offence under
     the Ordinance.
                                  PART V
                            MISCELLANEOUS.
 35. Protection of crops, etc.
 36. Measures against wild birds, foxes and other animals harmful to
     game.
 37. Sealing of guns.
 38. Reward to informers.
 39. Loss of game licence, etc.
40. Power to police officers, etc., to examine game licences
41. Power to Chief Officer to vary the First Schedule.
42. Transitional provisions.
43. Regulations.
44. Revocation.

                           SCHEDULES
FIRST SCHEDULE        -Form A-Application     for a Game Licence.

                      -Forms     B1, €32 and B3-Game Licences.
                      -Form C- Application for a licence to deal in game.

                      -Form D -Game dealer’s licence.

                      -Form E -Records oE game dealers.

SECOND SCHEDULE - Schedule of fees.

THIRD SCHEDULE -List of wild birds protected.
                                                     ORDINANCE 11 OF 1974.

                       AN ORDINANCE
   To AMEND AND CONSOLIDATETHE LAW RELATINGTO THE
      PRESERVATION,PROTECTION DEVELOPMENT
                             AND            OF
                 GAME AND WILD BIRDS.

    JOHN AIKEN                             11th December, 1974.
    ADMINISTRATOR

 BE it enacted by the Administrator of the Sovereign Base
Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia as follows:-
                             PART I
                         PRELIMINARY.
  1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Game and Wild Birds           Shorttitle.
(Protection and Development) Ordinance, 1974.
  2. In this Ordinance-                                               Interpretation.

       “close season” means the period between the 1st January
     and the 30th September, both days inclaxsive, in every year or
     any other period as may be prescribed by the Administrator,
     under the provisions of this Ordinance, to be a close season ;
      “dealer in game” means a person licensed to deal in game
    under section 12 of this Ordinance;
      “game” means hares and game birds and includes any
    other animals or birds prescribed as game by notice of the
    Chief Officer under Section 5 of this Ordinance ;
      “game area” means any area established as a public game
    area under section 22 of this Ordinance;
       “game bird” means francolin, pheasant and partridge ;
       “game farm” means a game farm established under section
    22 of this Ordinance ;
                                                  64
                         “game licence” means a licence issued under section 4 of
                      this Ordinance ;
                        “public game area” means any area established as a public
                      game area under section 22 of this Ordinance ;
Law No.39
of 1974.
                        “Republican Law” means the Game and Wild Birds
                      (Protection and Development) Law OP the Republic and any
                      law amending or substituted for the same ;
                        “wild bird” means any undomesticated bird other than a
                      game bird.
                                           PART I1
                                       GENERAL PROVISIONS.
Shooting of
game or wild
                    3.-(1)  Subject to the provisions of this Ordinance, no person
birds prombited   shall by any means whatsoever shoot, kill, take or pursue any
without game
licence.          game or wild bird unless he is the holder of a game licence.
                     (2) Any person who acts in contravention of sub-section (1)of
                  this Section of the Ordinance shall be guilty of an offence and
                  shall be liable, on conviction, to imprisonment for a term not
                  exceeding six months or to a fine not exceeding one hundred
                  pounds or to both such imprisonment and fine and, in the event
                  of a second o r subsequent conviction, to imprisonment for a teirm
                  not exceeding one year or to a fine not exceeding three hundred
                  pounds or to both such imprisonment and fine.
Game licences.       4.-(1) The Area Officer may, subject to any directions given
                  to him from time to time by the Chief Officer, issue to any person
                  a game licence.
                    (2) Any person wishing to obtain a game licence shall submit
First Schedule.   an application to the Area Officer in the Form A in the First
                  Schedule to this Ordinance.
                     (3) The Area Officer may, before the renewal of a game
                  licence, require the holder of such licence to supply such
                  information with regard to the number of game or wild birds
                  shot during the period of his previous licence, as may be
                  demanded of him.
Ordinance            (4) No game licence shall be issued to any person who is not
No. 10 of 1974.
                  in possession of a shot-gun licence under the Firearms Ordinance,
                  1974.
                    (5) A game licence shall be issued in the Form B1, B2 or
First Schedule.   B3, as the case may be, in the First Schedule to this Ordinance
Second            on payment of the fee prescribed in the Second Schedule to this
Schedule.
                  Ordinance and shall expire on the 31st July next following the
                  date of issue.
Prescribing of
animals or
                     5. The Chief Officer may, by notice to be published in tbe
birds as game.    Gazette, prescribe any animal or bird as game, and any animal or
                  bird so prescribed shall be deemed, during the period such notice
                  is in force. to be game for the purposes of this Ordinance.
Maximum
number of
                    6. The Chief Officer may, by Order to be published in the
game and wild     Gazette, prescribe the maximum number of game and wild birds
birds that may
be shot or        that may be shot by holders of a game licence on any one day. or,
possessed on
any one day.
                  with the exception of those entitled under Section 1 of this
                                                                         1
                  Ordinance, kept in their possession, and any person who
                                65
contravenes such Order shall be guilty of an offence under this
Ordinance.
  7. The Chief Officer may, by order to be published in the
Gazette, fix the hours during which the shooting of game and
wild birds may take place.
  8. Any person, other than a person who is the holder of a
special permit issued under the provisions of the Republican Law        z;;
                                                                       ;g: fix
and subsisting for the time being, who is found in the Areas in        shooting.
possession of-
  (a) the fresh carcass of a moufflon,                                 Possession
                                                                       of moufflon
                                                                       without a
  (b) any fresh part of a dead moufflon,                               special permit
                                                                       prohibited.
shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable, on conviction,
to imprisonment not exceeding two years or to a fine not
exceeding three hundred pounds or to both such imprisonment
and fine.
  9.-(1)   No person shall at any time shoot, kill, take, pursue,
sell or expose for sale any of the wild birds set out in the Third
Schedule to this Ordinance :
  Provided that the Chief Officer may, by Order to be published
in the Gazette, prohibit the shooting, killing, taking, pursuing,      Shooting, etc.,
sale or exposing for sale of any other wild bird not listed in the
Third Schedule to this Ordinance and, if he deems it fit, may
spxify in the Order the period of such prohibition.                    Third Schedule.

   (2) Any person who acts in contravention of sub-section (1)of
this Section of the Ordinance or any Order issued under the
proviso thereof shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable,
on conviction, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year
or to a fine not exceeding one hundred pounds or to both such
imprisonment and fine.
 lO.-(l)  The Administrator, by Order to be published in the
Gazette, may-

  (a) in addition to the close season as in this Ordinance
      provided, prohibit the shooting, killing, taking, pursuing       ~d~;~$,"tr","t"
      or selling of any game or wild bird during any period as         toprohibit
      may be specified in such order and any such period shall         $$k&~~;td
                                                                       wildbirds.
      be deemed to be a close season for the purposes of this
      Ordinance ;
  (b) prohibit, at any time, the shooting, killing, taking, pursuing
      or selling of any specific kind of game or wild bird for
      such time as may be specified in the Order ;
  (c) in order to protect any species of game or wild birds or to
      regulate shooting as a sport, prohibit any holder of a game
      licence to shoot, kill, take or pursue any game or wild bird
      in any manner or at any time or in any area as may be
      prescribed in such Order and may regulate shooting
      thrwdgh a system of rotation amongst holders of game
      licences.
  (2) Any person who acts in contravention of any Order issued
under sub-section (1) of this Section of the Ordinance shall be
guilty of an offence under this Ordinance.
                                                    66
Restrictions
on sale, etc.,       11.-(1) No holder of a game licence, who is not a dealer in
of game.            game, shall sell or otherwise dispose of any game to any person
                    unless he is a dealer in game.
                       (2) Without prejudice to the provisions of sub-section (1) of
                    this Section of the Ordinance no person shall sell or otherwise
                    dispose of any game to any person unless he is a dealer in game.
                      (3) Any person who acts in contravention of this Section of
                    the Ordinance shall be guilty of an offence under this Ordinance.
Licence of
dealer in game.
                      1 . ( ) Any person who wishes to obtain a licence as a dealer
                       2-1
                    in game shall apply to the Area Officer in the Form C in the First
First Schedule.     Schedule of this Ordinance and the Area Officer may, subject to
                    any directions issued to him from time to time by the Chief
First Schedule.      Officer, grant to him a licence to be a dealer in game in the
                    Form D in the First Schedule to this Qrdinance and the fee
Second              prescribed in the Second Schedule to this Ordinance shall be paid
Schedule.
                    theref or.
                      (2) Every such licence shall be exhibited by the holder in a
                    conspicuous place in the place or premises specified therein for
                    the sale or disposal of game.
                      (3) Every dealer in game shall keep a book wherein he shall
                    enter or cause to be entered true and accurate particulars of the
First Schedule.     matters set out in the Form E in the First Schedule to this
                    Ordinance.
                       (4) Any person who acts in contravention of sub-section (2) or
                    (3) of this section of the Ordinance shall be guilty of an offence
                    and shall be liable, on conviction. to imprisonment for a term not
                    exceeding six months or to a fine not exceeding one hundred
                    pounds or do both such imprisonment and fine.
Prohibition of
serving game
                      13.-(1)   No game or wild bird shall be cooked, sold or served
or wild birds in    in any establishment and no name or any description whatsoever
restaurants, etc.   of game or wild birds shall appear on the bill of fare or any other
                    list of any establishment or in connection with any establishment.
                      (2) Any person who, in any establishment or in connection
                    with any establishment-
                      (a) cooks, sells or serves any game or wild bird;
                      (b) allows or suffers any game or wild bird to be cooked, sold
                          or served;
                      (c) uses or allows or suffers the use of any bill of fare or any
                          other list, on which appears the name or any other
                          description of game or wild bird,
                    shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable, on conviction, to
                    imprisonment not exceeding three months or to a fine not
                    exceeding one hundred pounds or to both such imprisonment and
                    fine :
                       Provided that the Chief Officer may exempt from the operation
                    of this section of the Ordinance and under such conditions. as he
                    may deem fit, game or wild birds reared in game farms or
                    imported from abroad.
                                61
  (3) Any police officer may enter without warrant any
establishment or any part thereof wherein he has reason to
believe that any game or wild bird is cooked, sold or served in
contravention of this Ordinance and seize and carry away any
such game or wild bird.
   (4) For the purposes of this section of the Ordinance the
proprietor or the person in charge of an establishment or of the
part of the establishment where any game or wild bird is cooked,
sold or served, in contravention of this section of the Ordinance,
shall be deemed to have committed an offence under this section
of the Ordinance together with the person who actually committed
the offence, unless he proves, to the satisfaction of the Court,
that he took all reasonable means and precautions to prevent the
commission of the offence.
  (5) I n this section-
      “establishment” means any hotel, shop, boarding house,
    r&aurant, coffee-house, bar or any other premises of a
    similar kind, not being a private dwelling house, or any
    other open-air place, where any cooked food is sold, served
    or is prepared for sale or serving for human consumption.
 14,-(1)   No person shall shoot, kill, take or pursue any game      g;r~flights
or wild bird by making use of-                                       etc., prohibited.

  (a) searchlights ;
  (b) shelters or any other luring practices;
  (e) birdlimes or any other traps ;
  (d) any motor vehicle ;
  (e) the method commonly known as “pantima” or engage or
      take part in such method or any other method or practice
      having effect similar to that of “pantima”:
           Provided that the Chief Officer may, whenever he deems
       it necessary for the purpose of scientific research, the
       establishment and management of game farms or the
       increase in the stock of game birds in any game farm or
       game area or other areas or for the purpose of shooting,
       issue a permit to shoot, kill, take or pursue any game or
       wild bird by making use of all or any of the said methods
       OF practices, and, if he deems fit, prescribe in the permit
       the period or the hours during which such shooting,
       killing, taking or pursuing shall be allowed.
   (2) Any person who acts in contravention of sub-section (1)of
this Section of the Ordinance or any condition of the permit
issued under the proviso thereof, shall be guilty of an offence
under this Ordinance.
 15. Any person who, without a permit from the Chief Officer,        g$;8;;g=
kills or attempts to kill any game or wild bird by poisonous seeds   by poisonous
or substances shall be guilty of an offence under this Ordinance.    ~    ~    ~     ~   ~
                                                                     prohibited.
 16.-(1)    No person shall carry any firearm-                       Carrying of
                                                                     firearms in
                                                                     certain cases
   (a) within or upon any vehicle;                                   prohibited.
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                     (b) upon any animal;
                     (c) during the game season between hours when shooting; is
                         prohibited ;
                     (d) during any close season,
                   unless such firearm in the cases referred to in paragraphs (a), (b)
                   and (c) above is dismantled and kept in a container and in the
                   case referred to in paragraph (d) above such carrying is in
Ordinance
No. 10 of 1974.
                   accordance with the provisions of the Firearms Ordinance, 1974.
                      (2) Any person who acts in contravention of any of 'the
                   provisions of this section of the Ordinance shall be guilty of an
                   offence under this Ordinance.
Use of cloth,
etc., as wadding    1' No person shall use as wadding any cloth or waste rag
                     7.
in certain areas   whilst shooting within any state forest or any Crown or public
prohibited.
                   plantation and any person who acts in contravention of this
                   section shall be guilty of an offence under this Ordinance.
Eggs of game        18. Any person who at any time destroys, takes, sells or
and wild birds
protected.         exposes for sale or has in his possession the eggs of any game or
                   wild bird shall be guilty of an offence under this Ordinance :
                     Provided that-
                     (a) this section of the Ordinance shall not apply to the eggs of
                         the crow family of birds or sparrows;
                     (b) the Chief Officer, in the interests of science, or for 'the
                          purpose of increasing the stock of game or wild birds, or
                          restocking any game area or developing game farms, may
                          at any time issue a special permit authorising any person
                          to obtain, sell, possess or import from abroad eggs of game
                          or wild birds under such conditions as he may prescribe
                          in the permit.
Export of game
and wild birds      19. Any person who exports or attempts to export any game
prohibited.        or wild bird shall be guilty of an offence under this Ordinance :
                     Provided that the Chief Officer may, where he deems it fit,
                   authorise by special permit any person, in the interests of science,
                   to export game or wild birds reared on game farms.
Export of skin
prohibited.
                    20. Any person who exports or attempts to export the skin of
                   any game or wild bird shall be guilty of an offence under this
                   Ordinance :
                     Provided that the Chief Officer may, where he deems it fit,
                   authorise by special permit any person to export the skin o i any
                   game or wild bird.
Catching or
importation of
                     21. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 27 of this
game and           Ordinance, the Chief Officer may, for the purpose of increasing
wild birds.        the stock of any area or game farm with any game or wild bird,
                   issue a special permit authorising any person to catch locally or
                   import from abroad and dispose of any such game or wild bird
                   for such purposes and under such conditions as may be specified
                   in the permit.
Game farms          22.-(1)   The Chief Officer may, for the purpose of rearing,
and game areas.
                   restocking. research, shooting o r trading of game or wild birds,
                                        69
arrange for the establishment and operation of public game farms
and public game areas.
  (2) Any establishment of a public game area under sub-section
(1)of this section of the Ordinance, shall be notified by a notice
published in the Gazette.
 23.-(1)   The Chief Officer may appoint such number of fit and                        Appointment
proper persons to be game wardens as he may from time to time                          ~             ~
consider to be required for the protection of game and wild birds
and the better enforcement of the provisions of this Ordinance
or any Regulations made thereunder.
  (2) Every game warden shall be appointed for a period not
exceeding two years in respect of an area prescribed in his
appointment :
  Provided that the Chief Officer may dismiss a game warden
for any reason he may consider fit.
  (3) Every game warden shall, before taking up his duties, take
and subscribe the following oath before the Chief Officer o r his
representative :
  '61
    ,...""..".".." ...................................................... of " .....

do faithfully swear to serve the Sovereign Base Areas
Administration and to perform the duties of my office truly and
without fear, favour or illwill.".
  (4) Subject to the provisions of this Ordinance, and any
Regulations made thereunder, every game warden shall, within
the area within which he is appointed to act (in this Ordinance
referred to as "the area"), perform the following duties and have
the following powers-
        to keep watch over and patrol the area in order to protect
        game and wild birds and prevent persons pursuing game
        and wild birds from causing damage to any property
        located in the area;
        to provide to the Chief Officer or his representative such
        particulars and information in respect of the game and
        wild birds within the area as he may be required ;
        to obtain information in respect of the name, address and
        identity card number of any person and question any such
        person found in the area whom he reasonably suspects of
        having caused damage to any property while pursuing
        game and wild birds and report such person to the
        appropriate authorities ;
         to search and question any person found in the area whom
         he reasonably suspects of having contravened any of the
         provisions of this Ordinance or any Regulations made
         thereunder ;
        to seize for the purpose of investigation any article in the
        possession of any of the above mentioned person, which
        helps or may help to prove that an offence has been
        committed and inform such person that he may accompany
        the game warden to the nearest police station ;
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                  (f) to perform any other duties which may be assigned to him
                      by the Chief Officer.
                  (5) Any person who-
                  (a) when called upon by a game warden under this sectioin-
                       ( i ) fails to give his name or gives a false name ;

                       (ii) fails to answer any question put to him under this
                            section of the Ordinance or falsely answers a question,
                           or
                  (b) in any way obstructs a game warden in the performance
                      of his duties or powers under this section of the Ordinance;
                      or
                  (c) in any way opposes any instruction or direction given
                       to him by a game warden under this section of the
                       Ordinance or acts contrary to any such instruction or
                       direction,
                shall be guilty of an offence under this Ordinance.
Entrusting of
duties and
                  24. The Chief Officer may, under such terms as he may consider
powers to       fit, entrust to any forest guard and rural constable within the
and rural
forestguards
                area in which he is appointed to act, the exercise of the duties
constables.     and powers referred to in section 23 of this Ordinance and
                thereupon the provisions of subsection (5) of section 23 of this
                Ordinance shall apply, mutadis n?uta.;zdis,to such forest guards
                and rural constables.
Appointment
and duties of
                  5-1
                 2.()      Any shooting club may, subject to the approval of the
special game    Chief Officer and under such conditions as he may prescribe,
wardens.
                appoint one or more fit and proper persons to be special game
                wardens for the maintenance, protection and improvement of
                the stock of game and wild birds.
                  (2) Any special game warden appointed under this section of
                the Ordinance may be dismissed by the persons who appointed
                him and thereupon the Chief Officer shall be informed
                accordingly.
                  (3) Every game warden appointed under this section of the
                Ordinance, may exercise within the area within which he is
                appointed to act, the duties and powers referred to in paragraphs
                (a), (b) and (c) of sub-section (4) of Section 23 of the Ordinance.
                  (4) The provisions of sub-section (5) of section 23 of this
                Ordinance shall apply, mutadis mutandis, to special game
                wardens.
                                            PART I11
                             CLOSE SEASONS AND GAME RESERVES.

Administrator
to prescribe
                 26. The Administrator may, by Order to be published in the
closeseasons.   Gazette, prescribe any period in any year to be a close season and
                such period as may be specified in the Order shall, during the
                continuance of such Order, be deemed to be a close season for
                the purposes of this Ordinance.
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 27.-(1)  No person shall shoot, kill, take or pursue any game or        Shootin of
                                                                         game, e&,.,
wild bird during a close season:                                         during a close
                                                                         season
                                                                         prohibited.
  Provided that-
  (a) the Administrator may, by Order to be published in the
      Gazette or by special permit, authorise the holder of a
      game licence to shoot, kill, take or pursue within any area
      specified in the Order or in the special permit, any game
      or wild bird as may be described in the Order or special
      permit during the whole or part of a close season ;
  (b) an Area Officer may, subject to such directions as the Chief
      Officer may issue from time to time, by notice to be
      published in the Gazette or by endorsement of the game
      licence, permit any holder of a game licence to shoot any
      wild birds or such wild birds as may be described in such
      notice or endorsement during a close season. Such notice
      or endorsement shall specify the area within which and
      the period during which the shooting of any birds may
      be permitted and the Area Officer may disqualify any
      person convicted of an offence under this Ordinance or
      under the Firearms Ordinance, 1974.                                Ordinance
                                                                         No. 10 of 1974.

  (2) Any person who acts in contravention of this section of the
Ordinance shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable, on
conviction, to imprisonment not exceeding six months or to a fine
not exceeding one hundred pounds or to both such imprisonment
and fine and, in the event of a second or subsequent conviction, to
imprisonment not exceeding one year or to a fine not exceeding
three hundred pounds or to both such imprisonment and fine.
  28. Subject to the provisions of sub-section (1)of Section 27 of       Possession of
                                                                         freshly killed
tILs Ordinance, any person who is found in possession of any             game and wild
                                                                         birds during
freshly killed game or wild bird at any time during a close season       close season
shall be guilty of an offence under this Ordinance :                     prohibited.

   Provided that the Chief Officer may exempt from the provisions
of this section of the Ordinance and under such conditions as he
may irnpc~se, game or wild birds reared in game farms or imported
from abroad:
   Provided further that the Chief Officer may, by notice to be
published in the Gazette, prescribe a period not longer than seven
days from the date of expiry of any non-close season within which
the possessioii of any freshly killed game or wild bird may be
allowed.
 29.-(1)   The Administrator may by Order to be published in             Game reserves.
the Gazette declare any area to be a game reserve and may in like
manner revoke any such Order and may alter the limits of any
such game reserve.
   (2) Without prejudice to the provisions of sub-section (1) of
this section of the Ordinance, all inhabited or built-up areas in the
Sovereign Base Areas, within a radius of three hundred metres
or within one hundred and fifty metres of isolated houses and all
privately-owned enclosed sites within a radius of one hundred
and fifty metres of their enclosure, shall be treated as being game
rzxmms.    subject to the provisions of this section of the Ordinance:
  Provided that during the game season any person may, subject
                                                   72
                  to the provisions of section 16 of this Ordinance, carry a firearm
                  on public roads situated within any game reserves or temporary
                  game reserves.
Temporary          30.-(1)   The Chief Officer may by Order to be published in the
game reserves.
                  Gazette declare any area to be a temporary game reserve for such
                  period as may be prescribed in the Order.
                    (2) The Chief Officer may by Order at any time extend the
                  period of any Order or may revoke any Order made under this
                  section of the Ordinance.
Carrying of
firearms, etc.,
                   31. Subject to the provisions of sub-section (1) of Section 16,
in game           and the proviso to sub-section (2) of Section 29 of this Ordinance,
reserve or
temporary         any person who-
game reserve
prohibited.
                    (a) shoots, kills, takes or pursues any game or wild bird in a
                        game reserve or a temporary game reserve or who is found
                        within a game reserve or a temporary game reserve in
                        circumstances indicating that he was unlawfully in pursuit
                        of game or wild birds;
                    (b) not being a police officer, carries a firearm in a game
                        reserve or a temporary game reserve without a permit. in
                        writing from the Area Officer,
                  shall be guilty of an offence and, on conviction, shall be liable! to
                  imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or to a fine not
                  exceeding one hundred pounds or to both such imprisonment and
                  fine and, in the event of a second or subsequent conviction, to
                  imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year or to a fine not
                  exceeding three hundred pounds or to both such imprisonment
                  and fine.
                                               PART IV
                                     OFFENCES AND PENALTIES.

Attempt to         32. Any person who attempts to commit an offence under this
commit an
offence.          Ordinance or aids, abets or procures any other person to commit
                  an offence under this Ordinance shall be guilty of an offence and
                  shall be liable, on conviction, to the same punishment and
                  forfeiture as if he had committed an offence under this Ordinance.
General
provision
                   33. Any person who is guilty of an offence under this
for penalty.      Ordinance for which no specific penalty has been otherwise
                  provided shall be liable to a term of imprisonment not exceeding
                  six months or to a fine not exceeding one hundred pounds or to
                  both such imprisonment and fine and, in the event of a second or
                  subsequent conviction, to a term of imprisonment not exceeding
                  one year or to a fine not exceeding two hundred pounds or to both
                  such imprisonment and fine.
Consequences
following
                   34. Where any person is convicted of an offence under 1,his
conviction of     Ordinance-
a person for
an offence
under the
Ordinance.
                    (a) the Judge’s Court may, in addition to any other penalty,
                        prohibit such person from carrying a firearm for a period
                        not exceeding seven years;
                                73
  (b) any firearm, vehicle or any other article, in respect of
      which the offence has been committed, may be forfeited
      by an Order of the Judge's Court;
  (c) any licence granted to such person under this Ordinance
      may be revoked by Order of the Judge's Court.

                            PART V
                        MISCELLANEOUS.

  35. Notwithstanding any provision in this Ordinance contained,      Protection of
                                                                      crops, etc.
it shall be lawful for the owner or occupier of any plantation,
vineyard, garden or other cultivated land at all times by himself,
or through any other person authorised by him, to scare any game
and wild birds found therein which are damaging or may
reasonably be assumed to be likely to damage any crop growing
thereon :
  Provided that the Area Officer may, on the application of any
owner OF occupier of any plantation, vineyard, garden or other
cultivated land, issue to him a licence, with which he shall be
entitled at any time by himself, or through any other person
authorised by him, who is in possession of a game licence, to carry
a firearm for the purpose of shooting, kiIling, taking or pursuing
any game or wild bird found therein, if the Area Officer is
satisfied that any such game or wild bird is causing substantial
damage.
 36.-(1)   Notwithstanding the provisions of this Ordinance, the      Measures
                                                                      against wild
Area Oficer may, by notice published In the Gazette or by             birds foxes and
                                                                      other' animals
endorsement of the game licence and under such conditions,            harmful to
subject to the approval of the Chief Officer, as may be prescribed    game.
in the notice or in the endorsement, permit, during any close
season or in any game reserve or temporary game reserve, the
holder of a game licence to carry a firearm for the purpose of
shooting. killing, taking or pursuing foxes or any such other
animals or' wild birds which are harmful to game as may be
prescribed in the notice or endorsement.
  (2) Tn any notice or endorsement under sub-section (1)of this
section, the Area Officer may prescribe the area and the duration
of the period during which a firearm may be permitted to be
ca-rried for the aforecited purposes.
  (3) Any person who acts in contravention of the provisions of
sgb-section (1)of this Section of the Ordinance or any condition
imposed by a notice or endorsement shall be guilty of an offence
under this ordinance.
 37.-(1)   The Administrator, with a view to preventing the use       Sealing
                                                                      of guns.
of guns during a close season, may, by Order to be published in
the Gazette, direct that during such season or any part thereof,
all guns shall, on such date or dates as may be specified in the
Order. be presented to such authority or person as may be
specified therein for sealing up or for being otherwise
immobilised in such manner as may be specified in the Order and
that no person shall have in his possession or under his control a
gun which is not sealed up or otherwise immobilised in
accordance with such Qrder :
                                                      34
                        Provided that such an Order may make provision exempting
                     from its operation holders of game licences who are authorised
                     to shoot, kill, take or pursue game or wild birds under the
                     provisions of section 27 of this Ordinance subject to such
                     conditions as may be specified in the Order.
                        (2) Whilst an Order under sub-section (1)of this section of the
                     Ordinance is in force and with a view to ensuring that such Order
                     is being complied with, every person having a gun in his
                     possession or under his control shall, upon the request of a police
                     officer, produce and hand over the gun to such officer.
                       (3) Whilst an Order under sub-section (1)of this section of the
                     Ordinance is in force, notwithstanding anything in this Ordinance
                     contained, the Area Officer may, before granting a game licence
                     to any person, require the production of the gun in respect. of
                     which the licence is required.
                        (4) Any person who, whilst an Order under sub-section (1)of
                     this section of the Ordinance is in force-
                       (a) fails to comply with, or acts in contravention of, the
                           provisions of such Order ;
                       fb) fails to comply with the provisions of sub-section (2) of
                           this section of the Ordinance ;
                        (c) except with the written authority of a police officer not
                            below the rank of sergeant, breaks, destroys or in any way
                            interferes with any sealing effected, or interferes with any
                            other manner of immobilisation adopted, for the purposes
                            of sub-section (1)of this section of the Ordinance,
                     shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable, on conviction,
                     to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months or to a
                     fine not exceeding fifty pounds or to both such imprisonment
                     and fine.
Reward to
informers.
                      38. Where any person upon conviction has been sentenced to
                     pay a fine for any offence against this Ordinance, the Chief Officer
                     may grant a reward not exceeding one-half of any such fine when
                     recovered to any person whose information has, in his opinion,
                     led to such conviction.
Loss of game
licence, etc.
                       39. If any licence issued under this Ordinance has been lost,
                     destroyed by accident or has become so defaced that the material
                     particulars are illegible, the Area Officer may, if he is satisfled
                     so to do, issue a duplicate of such licence on payment of the fee set
Second
Schedule.
                     out in the Second Schedule to this Ordinance. Such duplicate
                     licence shaJl have the same force and effect as the original licence.
Power to police       40. Any person who commits an act in respect of which the
officers, etc., to   possession of a game licence is required or for which there is
examine game
licences.            reasonable suspicion that he is about to commit an act, may be
                     called upon by any police officer, forest officer, forest guard, rural
                     constable, game warden, or a holder of a game licence or any
                     person duly authorised for this purpose by the Chief Officer, to
                     produce for examination his game licence and if such person
                     refuses or fails to produce it or at the time of such ommission
                     refuses whenever requested so to do to give his true name or
                     address or gives a false name or address, he shall be guilty of an
                     offence under this Ordinance.
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 41. The Chief Officer may, by notice to be published in the         pzzrkChief
Gazette, amend or substitute any of the forms set out in the First   vary the
                                                                     First Schedule.
Schedule.
 42. Any area prescribed to be a game reserve under the              ;;.
                                                                     & 1
                                                                       ;
                                                                      ;a
Ordinance hereby repealed shall be deemed for the purposes of
this Ordinance to be a game reserve under section 29 of this
Ordinance.
 4 . ( ) The Administrator may make Regulations to be
  3-1                                                                Regulations.
published in the Gazette for the better carrying out of the
provisions and the promotion of the objects of this Ordinance.
  (2) Without prejudice to the generality of the powers
conferred by sub-section (1)of this section of the Ordinance, the
Regulations may contain provisions-
  (a) prescribing anything which under this Ordinance may or
      is required to be prescribed;
  (b) on every matter relating to the operation and use of public
      game areas, the regulating and control of game within
      public game areas, and generally all matters connected
      with public game areas.
  (3) Any Regulations made under this section of the Ordinance
may provide for offences committed thereunder and for penalties
for such offences punishable by imprisonment not exceeding six
months or by a fine not exceeding one hundred pounds or to both
such imprisonment and fine and for forfeiture of any firearm or
other article in relation to the commission of the offence.
 44.  The Game and Wild Birds Protection Ordinance is hereby          Repeals.
                                                                      Cap. 65 (Laws
repealed.                                                             of Cyprus)
                                                                      Ordinances
                                                                      19/61 17/62,
                                                                      19/64’and 6/66.




                                                     /SCHEDULE
                                                                              76
                                                                                                                                            FORM A

                                                 FIRST SCHEDULE

           THE GAME AND WILD BIRDS (PROTECTION AND
                 DEVELOPMENT) ORDINANCE, 1974
                                                                   (Section 4 (2)).

                                   APPLICATION FOR A GAME LICENCE.


To the: Area Officer,
        Sovereign Base Area
        Akrotiri/Dhekelia
           I, the undersigned ,...................................................................................................
of ........................................................................................................................................................
hereby request the issue to me of a game licence for a shot-gun/
air-gun* for the period 1st August 19......*..... to 31st July, 19............

           I supply the following particulars :-

                 (a) I am in possession of a shot-gun/air-gun* licence.
                            (No. of licence. ....................................                       date..........................................        1

                 (b) I am/I was* in possession of game licence number
                            ....................................      dated....................................        which I enclose.
                            I am applying for a game licence for the first time.*

                 (c) I enclose a statement of game/wild birds* shot by me
                     during the period of my previous licence.

                                                                                                               The applicant

Date :....................................                         Signature........................................................................
                                                                                                          ~~                 ~~




              Note : *Delete wherever inapplicable.
                                                                              ;3a
                                                                                                                                             FORM B 1

               THE GAME AND WILD BIRDS (PROTECTION AND
                     DEVELOPMENT) ORDINANCE, 1974
                                                                 (Section 4 (5)).

                                        FIRST GAME LICENCE -SHOT-GUN.


I   ....................................................................... of ..............................................................................
    is hereby licensed to shoot, kill, take or pursue game and wild
    birds.

               This licence is subject to the provisions of the Game and
    Wild Birds (Protection and Development) Ordinance and is valid
    up to 31st July, 19............

    Fee Paid :                     El5.000 mils

               Date :..........................................                          ........................................................................
                                                                                                           Area Officer,
                                                                                                        Sovereign Base Area
                                                                                                         AkrotWDhekelia
                                                                             78
                                                                                                                                             FORM B 2

           THE GAME AND WILD BIRDS (PROTECTION AND
                 DEVELOPMENT) ORDINANCE, 1974
                                                               (Section 4 (5)).

        GAME LICENCE OTHER THAN A LICENCE ISSUED FOR THIE
                      FIRST TIME - SHOT-GUN.


........................................................................ of ..............................................................................
is hereby licensed to shoot, kill, take or pursue game and wild
birds.

           This licence is subject to the provisions of the Game and
Wild Birds (Protection and Development) Ordinance, 1974 and is
valid up to 31st July, 19............

Fee Paid : E5.000 mils

           Date :..........................................                           ........................................................................
                                                                                                         Area Officer,
                                                                                                      Sovereign Base Area
                                                                                                       AkrotWDhekelia
                                                          7s
                                                                                                                   FORM B 3

     THE GAME AND WILD BIRDS (PROTECTION AND
           DEVELOPMENT) ORDINANCE, 1974
                                                    (Section 4 (5)).

                                      GAME LICENCE -AIR-GUN.




is hereby licensed to shoot, kill, take or pursue game and wild
birds.

     This licence is subject to the provisions of the Game and
Wild Birds (Protection and Development) Ordinance, 1974 and is
valid up to 31st July, 19............

Fee Paid : S 1.000 mils

     Date ...........................................          ........................................................................
                                                                                 Area Officer,
                                                                              Sovereign Base Area
                                                                               Akrotiri/Dhekelia
.........                                                                    '80
. .            <.-
                - .                                                                                                                              FORM C

            THE GAME AND WILD BIRDS (PROTECTION AND
                  DEVELOPMENT) ORDINANCE, 1974
                                                             (Section 12 (1)).

                     APPLICATION FOR A LICENCE TO DEAL I N GAME.


To the:                  Area Officer,
        .    .       -
                         Sovereign Base Area
                         AkrotiriDhekelia
            I, the undersigned                                                               ..................................................................
of ..............................................................................................................                               .................
hereby apply for the issue to me of a licence as a dealer in the
following ;species of game :


.............................................................................................................................................................
............................................................................................................................................................

            The above-mentioned game will be exposed for sale at my
premises, situated at ....................................................................................................
.....                      ................                                                            .....                                   .........

            *I am in possession of game licence No.................................................
dated ............................................................

            *I am not in possession of a game licence.

                                                                                                               The applicant

Date .....................................                      Signattare........................................................................

             Note : "Delete wherever inapplicable.
                                                                               81
                                                                                                                                                   FORM D

           THE GAME AND WILD BIRDS (PROTECTION AND
                 DEVELOPMENT) ORDINANCE, 1974
                                                               (Section 12 (1)).

                                                 GAME DEALER'S LICENCE.


                                                                                                   No .......................................................

           'This is to certify that .............................................................................................
of ......................................................................................................................................
is licensed to sell or otherwise dispose of, at his premises situated
at .......................................................................................         No ....................      ........................     the
following species of game:
.............................................................................................................................................................


.............................................................................................................................................................

Fee paid ......................................................

           Date :...........................................                             ........................................................................
                                                                                                           Area Officer,
                                                                                                        Sovereign Base Area
                                                                                                         AkrotirUDhekelia
                              .%2
                                                        FQRM E

  THE GAME AND WILD BIRDS (PROTECTION AND
        DEVELOPMENT) ORDINANCE, 1974
                       (Section 12 (3)).

PARTICIJLARS TO BE SET OUT IN G A m DEALER’S RECORDS.



                          From whom
            Kind and        game was
                                                     Persons to
            quantity
            of game
                           purchased
                           and No. of
                                           ydz::2:
                                            ofgame
                                                     whom game
                                                     was sold or
                                                     disposed of
                          game licence
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                      SECOND SCHEDULE

   THE GAME AND WILD BIRDS (PROTECTION AND
         DEVELOPMENT) ORDINANCE, 1974
                     SCHEDULE O F FEES
                      (Sections 4 (5), 12 (1) and 39).


                                                           Fee
Serial No.                     Subject
                                                         payable

             I
    1            For a game licence issued for the
                 first time in respect of a shot-gun.    E15

    2            For a game licence issued in respect
                 of a shot-gun other than a licence
                 issued for the first time.              E5

    3            For a game licence in respect of an
                 air-gun.                                El

    4            For a game licence issued in respect
                 of an air-gun to a person who is in
                 possession of a game licence issued
                 in respect of a shot-gun.               Free

    5            For a licence to deal in game.          E10

    6            For a duplicate game licence.           500 mils
                                       $3
                         THIRD SCHEDULE

          THE GAME AND WILD BIRDS (PROTECTION AND
                DEVELOPMENT) ORDINANCE, 1974
                                 (Section 9 (1)).

         WILD BIRDS O F WHICH THE SHOOTING, KILLING, TAKING,
         PURSUING, SALE OR EXPOSING FOR SALE IS PROHIBITED


       1. All llarge aquatic birds such as Herons, Storks, Ibises,
          Spooinbills, Cranes, Pelicans, Cormorants and Shags, other
          than Duck and Geese.
      2. All birds of the family Laridae, namely all species of gulls.
      3. All birds of the family Falconidae, namely all birds of prey
         such as eagles, hawks, falcons and vultures.
      4. All birds of the family Strigidae, namely owls of all species.
      5. Cyprus wren (Troglodytes troglodytes Cypriotes).
      6. Cyprjlan water ousel or dipper Caucasian dipper (Cinclus
         cinclus olympicus).
      7. Cyprus pied chat (Oenanthe leucomela cypriaca).
      8. Great tit (Parus major aphrodite).
      9. Cyprus coal tit (Parus ater Cypriotes).
     10. Cyprins tree-creeper (Certhia brachydactyla dorotheae).
     11. Cyprus crossbill (Loxia curvirostra guillermardi).
     12. Cyprins chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs Cypriotes).
     13. Cyprus warbler (Sylvia melanothorax).
     14. Black-bellied sandgrouse (Pterocles orientalis orientalis).
     15. Hoopoe (Upupa epops epops).
     16. Golden oriole (Oriolus oriolus oriolus).
     17. European Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis).


                                                       A.W. STEPHENS
      11th December, 1974.                               Chief Oficer.
      (196/1)


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