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Northern Territory. 1997 ‘Possession or Use of Firearms.’ Firearms Act 1997 (Reprint, as in force at 1 May 2016); Section 58. Darwin: Northern Territory Government. 13 March

Relevant contents

58. Possession or use of firearms

(1) A person must not possess or use a firearm unless the person is authorised to do so by a licence or permit.

Maximum Penalty: 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.

(1A) Subsection (1) does not apply if:
(a) the person possesses or uses a paintball firearm for playing paintball at an approved paintball range; and
(b) the person is entitled to play paintball.

ID: Q2782

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