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Northern Territory. 1997 ‘Manufacture of Firearms.’ Firearms Act 1997 (Reprint, as in force at 1 May 2016); Section 61. Darwin: Northern Territory Government. 13 March

Relevant contents

61. Manufacture of firearms

1) A person must not manufacture a firearm unless the person is authorised to manufacture the firearm by a licence or permit.

Maximum Penalty: 2 000 penalty units or imprisonment for 10 years or, if the offence relates to a category A firearm or category B firearm, 1 000 penalty units or imprisonment for 5 years.

(2) A person must not manufacture a prohibited firearm or pistol unless the person is authorised to manufacture the prohibited firearm or pistol by a licence or permit.

Maximum Penalty: 3 000 penalty units or imprisonment for 15 years.

(3) Without limiting subsection (1) or (2), those subsections apply to a person regardless of whether the firearm concerned was manufactured in the course of carrying on a business.

(4) In this section:
"manufacture", of a firearm, includes assembly of a firearm from firearm parts.

ID: Q2549

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