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Display of firearms by dealers

    (1)     If a licensed firearms dealer acquires, disposes of or displays all or any of the firearms kept under the licence at a premises other than the licensed premises, the holder of the licence does not commit an offence against Division 1 of this Part or Part 6 if he or she has first obtained a permit from the Chief Commissioner to do so.

    (2)     The Chief Commissioner may issue a permit if he or she is satisfied that the arrangements made for the secure storage of the firearms while on display are adequate.

    (3)     A permit authorises—

        (a)     the person specified in the permit to acquire, dispose of or display the firearms at the premises specified in the permit and for the period specified in the permit; and

        (b)     carriage of the firearms for the purposes of the display.

    (4)     The Chief Commissioner may impose any conditions on the permit that he or she thinks fit.

    (5)     An application for a permit must be made in the manner and form approved by the Chief Commissioner.

    (6)     The applicant must pay the fee prescribed for such a permit.

    (7)     The holder of the permit must comply with the permit.

Penalty:     60 penalty units or 12 months imprisonment.

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