Firearms, weapons and explosives
9. (1) Save as provided by paragraph (3) below, no firearm, air-gun or explosive shall be discharged from any merchant or other private vessel within the limits of the Dockyard Port.
(2) No ship’s gun on board any merchant or other private vessel lying within the limits of the Dockyard Port shall be loaded, except in so far as may be necessary from time to time for training personnel in the loading and unloading of the equipment or for testing its mechanism, nor shall any such gun be discharged except as a signal of distress.
(3) Race starting pistols, cannons and guns may be discharged for the sole purpose of controlling water based racing activities provided that blank ammunition rounds only are fired.