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FIREARMS ACT 1996 - SECT 74A

Powers of police to search for firearms in possession of person subject to firearms prohibition order

74A Powers of police to search for firearms in possession of person subject to firearms prohibition order

(1) The powers of a police officer under this section may be exercised as reasonably required for the purposes of determining whether a person who is subject to a firearms prohibition order has committed an offence under section 74 (1), (2) or (3).
(2) A police officer may:
(a) detain a person who is subject to a firearms prohibition order, or
(b) enter any premises occupied by or under the control or management of such a person, or
(c) stop and detain any vehicle, vessel or aircraft occupied by or under the control or management of such a person,
and conduct a search of the person, or of the premises, vehicle, vessel or aircraft, for any firearms, firearm parts or ammunition.
(3) In this section,
"premises" includes any place, whether built on or not.



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