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Powers of court to order forfeiture of firearms, cartridge ammunition, silencers or prescribed items

S. 151(1) amended by Nos 22/1998 s. 43(Sch. item 12), 50/2007 s. 42(2).

    (1)     If a person has by the operation of a finding by a court or the making of an order by a court—

        (a)     become a prohibited person; or

        (b)     been found guilty of—

              (i)     an offence against this Act; or

              (ii)     an offence under another Act involving the possession, carriage or use of a firearm

the Supreme Court, or the court who makes the finding or order, may order the forfeiture to the Crown of any firearm, cartridge ammunition, silencer or prescribed item in the possession of or used or carried by the person.

S. 151(2) amended by No. 50/2007 s. 42(3).

    (2)     The court must notify the Chief Commissioner of the forfeiture of the firearm, cartridge ammunition, silencer or prescribed item.

S. 152 amended by No. 2/2018 s. 27.

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