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Northern Territory. 1997 ‘Sale of Firearms.’ Firearms Act 1997 (Reprint, as in force at 1 May 2016); Section 63. Darwin: Northern Territory Government. 13 March

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63. Sale of firearms

(1) A person, other than the holder of a firearms dealer licence, must not sell a firearm to another person unless:
(a) the other person is the holder of a firearms dealer licence; or
(b) the sale:
(i) is arranged through the holder of a firearms dealer licence; or
(ii) if the holder of a firearms dealer licence is not reasonably available - is witnessed by a police officer.

Maximum Penalty: If the offender is an individual - 400 penalty units or imprisonment for 2 years or, if the offence relates to a category A firearm or category B firearm, 200 penalty units or imprisonment for 12 months….

(4) A person who sells a firearm to another person who is not the holder of a firearms dealer licence must complete the particulars of the sale on the permit authorising the purchase of the firearm and return the permit to the Commissioner not later than 7 days after the sale.

Maximum Penalty: If the offender is an individual - 50 penalty units or imprisonment for 12 months or, if the offence relates to a category A firearm or category B firearm, 20 penalty units or imprisonment for 6 months.
If the offender is a body corporate - 250 penalty units or, if the offence relates to a category A firearm or category B firearm, 100 penalty units.

ID: Q2781

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