The Firearms Control Act 60 of 2000, as amended is very specific on how firearms in a deceased estate must be handled and dealt with. The legislation is specific, rigorous and requires a well versed individual to ensure compliance with the act, and avoiding penalties being imposed on the executor.

Bespoke Executor Services (BEXs) and its outsourced partner have the expertise to assist our clients with the administration and compliance of the Firearms Control Act, as it relates to deceased estates. This includes:

  • Dealer Stocking firearms
  • Deactivating firearms
  • Storage of firearms
  • Destruction of firearms
  • Deactivating Wind/Air rifles and Gas pistols
  • Reporting of Lost/Stolen Firearms; and
  • The application by beneficiaries for firearm licences