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Victoria. 1998 ‘Offence to Possess, Carry or Use an Unregistered Handgun.’ Firearms Act 1996 No. 66 of 1996 (Version No. 080, as of 1 December 2015); Part 2 (Section 7B). Melbourne: Department of Justice, Victoria. 31 January

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7B. Offence to possess, carry or use an unregistered handgun

(1) A person must not possess, carry or use a general category handgun 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.

(2) A person must not possess, carry or use a category E handgun that is not registered.
Penalty: For a first offence, 1800 penalty units or 14 years imprisonment.
For a second or subsequent offence, 2100 penalty units or 17 years imprisonment.

ID: Q2655

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