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Australian Capital Territory. 1996 ‘Carriage or Use of Firearm - Improper Manner.’ Australian Capital Territory Firearms Act 1996 (A1996-74 - Republication No.45, effective 27 April 2016); Part 15 (Section 223). Canberra: ACT Parliamentary Counsel. 1 January

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223 Carriage or use of firearm - improper manner

A person must not, without reasonable excuse, carry or use a firearm —
(a) in or on any premises in a manner likely to —
(i) injure, or endanger the safety of, another person; or
(ii) cause reasonable fear of the infliction of injury; or
(iii) destroy or damage any property; or
(b) with disregard for his or her own safety or for the safety of other persons.

Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units, imprisonment for 6 months or both.

ID: Q2666

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