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Papua New Guinea. 1978 ‘Use, Carriage and Possession of Firearms.’ Firearms Act (1978); Part III (Section 7). Port Moresby: National Parliament. 1 January
Use, Carriage and Possession of Firearms
Subject to this Act, a person must not use, carry or be in possession of a
(a) he is the holder of a licence in respect of the firearm under Part IV; or
(b) he has bought or hired the firearm within the last seven days under a permit to buy or hire the firearm under Part V which was in force when he bought or hired the firearm; or
(c) he has a permit to carry the firearm under Part VI, and is using,
carrying or in possession of the firearm in accordance with the conditions (if any) of that permit; or
(d) he is a member of an approved club and is using, carrying or in possession of that firearm in accordance with Section 36.
Penalty: A fine not exceeding K1,500.00 or imprisonment for a term not
exceeding six months.