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FIREARMS ACT 1996 - SECT 119

War games

(1)  A person must not –
(a) take part in any war games; or
(b) allow any war games to take place on his or her premises; or
(c) cause any war games to be held; or
(d) assist in the conduct of any war games; or
(e) advertise or promote any war games.
Penalty:  Fine not exceeding 10 penalty units or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months, or both.
(2)  The Commissioner may approve the conduct of war games for the purpose of –
(a) an historical re-enactment; or
(b) a dramatic presentation; or
(c) a film, video or television production.
(3)  In this section, war games means a simulated military exercise or similar activity in which a firearm is used or carried by a person.
(4)  This section does not apply to any exercise or activity undertaken for police, defence forces or other government training purposes or to the operation of a paintball business in accordance with Part 6A .



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