Tough laws against 3D-printed firearms

The police thank Mr Tan Kar Quan for his feedback ("Beware the dark side of 3D printing"; last Sunday).

We have in place tough laws against the trafficking, manufacture and use of firearms. This applies equally to 3D-printed firearms. It is already an offence under the Arms and Explosives Act for anyone to use a 3D printer to manufacture any arms or any component part of any arms without a licence.

Ho Yenn Dar (Superintendent)

Assistant Director

(Public Communications Division)

Public Affairs Department

Singapore Police Force

This article was first published on December 13, 2015.
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