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FIREARMS ACT 1996 - SECT 11

Dealing in firearms

(1)  A person is guilty of an indictable offence punishable under the Criminal Code if the person deals in firearms without holding a firearms dealer licence.
(2)  A person is to apply for a firearms dealer licence in accordance with Division 5 .
(3)  A person employed by a firearms dealer must not manually handle a firearm in the course of that employment unless the person holds –
(a) a firearms licence of the appropriate category as specified in Division 2 in respect of that firearm; or
(b) a firearms dealer employee licence.
Penalty:  Fine not exceeding 50 penalty units or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years, or both.
(4)  A person is to apply for a firearms dealer employee licence in accordance with Division 5 .



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