Act No. 1780

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ACT NO. 1780

AN ACT TO REGULATE THE IMPORTATION, ACQUISITION, POSSESSION, USE, AND TRANSFER OF FIREARMS, AND TO PROHIBIT THE POSSESSION OF SAME EXCEPT IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT.

By authority of the United States, be it enacted by the Philippine Commission, that:

Sec. 1 to 25.1

Sec. 26. It shall be unlawful for any person to carry concealed about his person any bowie knife, dirk, dagger, kris, or other deadly weapon: Provided, That this provision shall not apply to firearms in the possession of persons who have secured a license therefore or who are entitled to carry same under the provisions of this Act. Any person violating the provisions of this section shall, upon conviction in a court of competent jurisdiction, be punished by a fine not exceeding five hundred pesos, or by imprisonment for a period not exceeding six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court.

Sec. 27 to 33.2

Enacted, October 12, 1907.

RELATED STATUTES

Revised Administrative Code, Chapter 35, Article IV

Other provisions on firearms.

Endnotes:


1 Repealed by Act 2711, section Final B, approved March 10, 1917.

2 Repealed by Act 2711, section Final B, approved March 10, 1917.






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