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Is it possible to get a gun licence in Mauritius?

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gices 22 Sep 2011
I understand that it's illegal to possess a gun without a licence. So can a normal person apply to get a firearm licence? Under what circumstances can you get one and what documents do you need to produce?

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anonymous_4 02 Jul 2012

NO WE CANT..MAURITIUS HAVE A P.M CALL NAVIN..WHICH SOUND LIKE NOTHING

Khush_Mendossa 06 Apr 2012
No specific answer yet?
The best I found contains all the documents and where one can 'train' to shoot.
aml.mru.aero/legislation/firearms06.txt
morinn 04 Nov 2011
Are there shooting classes in Mauritius? If any, let me know please. Thanks.
gices 04 Nov 2011
I don't think there are any because even paintball is considered illegal in Mauritius.
sphinx 05 Nov 2011
Hey morinn, welcome to Clever Dodo!

Are you after any specific kind of shooting class such as clay shooting?
sphinx 26 Sep 2011
Long time ago, you could get a gun licence if you had a large plot of land and was living on it. It would be for your safety first and foremost but you would only be allowed to shoot someone in the leg if they trespass your property. Sugarcane planters used to have one for their protection. I don't think this is the case these days though.
yonne 22 Sep 2011
Yes, of course, you need a permit from the police headquarters to be legally in possession of a gun, but I'm not sure about the documents, I will check them out and come back to you.