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Victoria. 1998 ‘Offence for Non-Prohibited Person to Possess, Carry or Use a Longarm Without a Licence.’ Firearms Act 1996 No. 66 of 1996 (Version No. 080, as of 1 December 2015); Part 2 (Section 6). Melbourne: Department of Justice, Victoria. 31 January

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6. Offence for non-prohibited person to possess, carry or use a longarm without a licence

(1) A non-prohibited person must not possess, carry or use a category A longarm that is registered unless that person does so under and in accordance with a licence issued under this Part.
Penalty: 120 penalty units or 2 years imprisonment.

(2) A non-prohibited person must not possess, carry or use a category B longarm that is registered unless that person does so under and in accordance with a licence issued under this Part.
Penalty: 120 penalty units or 2 years imprisonment.

(3) A non-prohibited person must not possess, carry or use a category C longarm that is registered unless that person does so under and in accordance with a licence issued under this Part.
Penalty: 240 penalty units or 4 years imprisonment.

(4) A non-prohibited person must not possess, carry or use a category D longarm that is registered unless that person does so under and in accordance with a licence issued under this Part.
Penalty: 240 penalty units or 4 years imprisonment.

(5) A non-prohibited person must not possess, carry or use a category E longarm that is registered unless that person does so under and in accordance with a licence issued under this Part.
Penalty: 600 penalty units or 7 years imprisonment…

(6) A non-prohibited person must not possess, carry or use a longarm that is not a category A, B, C, D or E longarm.
Penalty: 240 penalty units or 4 years imprisonment.

ID: Q2609

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