Section 1. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to display for sale at retail any pocket pistol or revolver or to sell at retail, barter, give away or dispose of the same to any person whomsoever, excepting a policeman, member of the militia or peace officer of the State of Oregon, unless the purchaser or person attempting to procure the same shall have a permit for the purpose of procuring such pocket pistol or revolver signed by the municipal judge or city recorder of the city or county judge or a justice of the peace of the county wherein such person resides.
Section 2. Provided, that no judge, city recorder or justice of the peace shall issue such permit until said applicant has furnished him with an affidavit from at least two reputable freeholders as to the applicant’s good moral character.
Section 3. All persons, firms or corporations engaged in the retail sale of pocket pistols or revolvers shall keep a record of the sale of such pocket pistols or revolvers by registering the name of the person or persons and the number of the pocket pistol or revolver and shall transmit same to the sheriff of the county in which purchase is made on the 1st and 15th day of each calendar month.
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