Carrying and storage of firearms

A person is guilty of misconduct if he or she stores on the premises of the University, possesses or controls, a firearm, explosives, explosive device or any other dangerous or potentially dangerous weapon or object without the express prior consent of the Director: Security Services or his authorised representative. The concepts "firearm", "explosive", "explosive device" and "dangerous weapon" bear the meaning that they are accorded in the relevant statutory provisions. A dangerous or potentially dangerous weapon or object includes but is not limited to a potato gun and/or a paintball gun.

The information published here is subject to change and may be amended after the publication of this information. The General Regulations (G Regulations) apply to all faculties of the University of Pretoria. It is expected of each student to familiarise himself or herself well with these regulations as well as with the information contained in the General Rules section. Ignorance concerning these regulations and rules will not be accepted as an excuse for any transgression.

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