PUBLIC LAW 90-618-OCT. 22, 1968
center fire ignition with fixed ammunition and manufactured in or before 1898 (including any matchlock, flintlock, percussion cap, or similar type of ignition system or replica thereof, whether actually manufactured before or after the year 1898) and also any firearm using fixed ammunition manufactured in or before 1898, for which ammunition is no longer manufactured in the United States and is not readily available in the ordinary channels of commercial trade. " (h) UNSERVICEABLE FIREABM.—The term 'unserviceable firearm' means a firearm which is incapable of discharging a shot by means of an explosive and incapable of being readily restored to a firing condition. "(i) MAKE.—The term 'make', and the various derivatives of such word, shall include manufacturing (other than by one qualified to engage in such business under this chapter), putting together, altering, any combination of these, or otherwise producing a firearm. "(j) TRANSFER.—The term 'transfer' and the various derivatives of such word, shall include selling, assigning, pledging, leasing, loaning, giving away, or otherwise disposing of. " (k) DEALER.—The term 'dealer' means any person, not a manufacturer or importer, engaged in the business of selling, renting, leasing, or loaning firearms and shall include pawnbrokers who accept firearms as collateral for loans. "(1) IMPORTER.—The term 'importer' means any person who is engaged in the business of importing or bringing firearms into the United States. " (m) MANUFACTURER.—The term 'manufacturer' means any person who is engaged in the business of manufacturing firearms. "SEC. 5846. OTHER LAWS APPLICABLE. "All provisions of law relating to special taxes imposed by chapter 26 USC 50of- ^^ ^^^ ^^ engraving, issuance, sale, accountability, cancellation, and 5692. ' distribution of stamps for tax payment shall, insofar as not inconPost, p. 1235. sistent with the provisions of this chapter, be applicable with respect to the taxes imposed by sections 5801, 5811, and 5821. "SEC. 5847. EFFECT ON OTHER LAWS. "Nothing in this chapter shall be construed a,s modifying or affecting the requirements of section 414 of the Mutual Security Act of 1954, 68 Stat. 848. as amended, with respect to the manufacture, exportation, and importa22 USC 1934.
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tion oi arms, ammunition, and implements oi war. "SEC. 5848. RESTRICTIVE USE OF INFORMATION. "(a) GENERAL RULE.—No information or evidence obtained from an application, registration, or records required to be submitted or retained by a natural person in order to comply with any provision of this chapter or regulations issued thereunder, shall, except a.s provided in subsection (b) of this section, be used, directly or indirectly, as evidence against that person in a criminal proceeding with respect to a violation of law occurring prior to or concurrently with the filing of the application or registration, or the compiling of the records containing the information or evidence. " (b) FURNISHING FALSE INFORMATION.—Subsection (a) of this section.shall not preclude the use of any such information or evidence in a prosecution or other action under any applicable provision of law with respect to the furnishing of false information. "SEC. 5849. CITATION OF CHAPTER. "This chapter may be cited as the 'National Firearms Act' and any reference in any other provision of law to the 'National Firearms Act' shall be held to refer to the provisions of this chapter.