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New Zealand. 2008 ‘Gun Shows.’ Arms Act 1983 No. 44; Section 7A (Reprint 2008). Wellington: Parliamentary Counsel Office. 1 October

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7A Gun shows

(1) Notwithstanding anything in sections 6 and 7, a dealer's licence may, with the consent of a commissioned officer of Police, apply from time to time, for a period not exceeding 5 days at any one time, in respect of a place of business other than the place of business in respect of which the dealer's licence was issued.

(2) A commissioned officer of Police may give his or her consent under subsection (1) only if satisfied —
(a) that the licensed dealer will, during the period in respect of which the consent is sought, use the place of business in respect of which the consent is sought only for the purposes of conducting a gun show; and
(b) that the security of the place of business in respect of which the consent is sought will be sufficient.

(3) Any consent given under subsection (1) shall be given subject to the condition specified in subsection (4) and to such other conditions (if any) as are specified by the commissioned officer of Police.

(4) It shall be a condition of any consent given under subsection (1) that the licensed dealer close, for the duration of the period in respect of which the consent is given, the place of business in respect of which the dealer's licence was issued.

ID: Q3021

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