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Victoria. 1998 ‘Offence to Possess, Carry or Use an Unregistered Longarm.’ Firearms Act 1996 No. 66 of 1996 (Version No. 080, as of 1 December 2015); Part 2 (Section 6A). Melbourne: Department of Justice, Victoria. 31 January

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6A. Offence to possess, carry or use an unregistered longarm

(1) A non-prohibited person must not possess, carry or use a category A or category B longarm that is not registered.
Penalty: For a first offence, 120 penalty units or 2 years imprisonment.
For a second or subsequent offence, 1200 penalty units or 10 years imprisonment.

(2) A non-prohibited person must not possess, carry or use a category C or category D longarm that is not registered.
Penalty: For a first offence, 240 penalty units or 4 years imprisonment.
For a second or subsequent offence, 1200 penalty units or 10 years imprisonment.

(3) A non-prohibited person must not possess, carry or use a category E longarm that is not registered.
Penalty: For a first offence, 600 penalty units or 7 years imprisonment.
For a second or subsequent offence, 1200 penalty units or 10 years imprisonment.

(4) A non-prohibited person must not possess, carry or use a paintball marker that is not registered.
Penalty: For a first offence, 120 penalty units or 2 years imprisonment;
For a second or subsequent offence, 1200 penalty units or 10 years imprisonment.

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