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FIREARMS ACT 1996 - SECT 111

Division 3 - Miscellaneous Possession of loaded firearm in public place

(1)  A person must not be in possession of a loaded firearm in a vehicle in a public place.
Penalty:  Fine not exceeding 100 penalty units or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years, or both.
(2)  A person must not be in possession of a loaded firearm in a public place unless the person –
(a) is the holder of a licence; and
(b) is undertaking the particular purpose to which the licence relates.
Penalty:  Fine not exceeding 100 penalty units or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years, or both.
(3)  A firearm is loaded if it has a round of ammunition in–
(a) its chamber; or
(b) a magazine attached to the gun.



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