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FIREARMS ACT 1996 - SECT 74

PART 4 - Registration of Firearms Division 1 - Registration procedure Unregistered firearms

(1)  A person must not sell, acquire, possess or use a firearm that is not registered.
Penalty:  Fine not exceeding 50 penalty units or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years, or both.
(2)  Subsection (1) does not apply to –
(a) an imitation firearm; or
(ab) a firearm that is registered in another State or a Territory and that is possessed and used in accordance with a corresponding licence; or
(b) a firearm imported and acquired by a licensed firearms dealer so long as the firearm is registered within 7 days of the dealer receiving it.



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