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Victoria. 1998 ‘Notice of Bringing into the State.’ Firearms Act 1996 No. 66 of 1996 (Version No. 080, as of 1 December 2015); Part 5 (Section 115). Melbourne: Department of Justice, Victoria. 31 January

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115. Notice of bringing into the State

(1) A person who brings a firearm into the State for the purpose of keeping it in the State must give notice of the bringing in of that firearm to the Chief Commissioner.
Penalty: 240 penalty units or 4 years imprisonment.

(2) A notice under subsection (1) must be—
(a) in the form approved by the Chief Commissioner; and
(b) given within 7 days after the firearm has been brought into the State.
Penalty: 30 penalty units.

(3) This section does not apply a person who brings a firearm into the State for the purpose of disposing of that firearm in the State where that person is —
(a) the holder of an inter-State licence which authorises the possession, carriage or use of that firearm; and
(b) the holder of an inter-State permit to acquire a firearm, being a permit in respect of which not more than 28 days have expired since its issue.

ID: Q12021

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