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New Zealand. 2008 ‘Mail Order Sale of Firearm or Ammunition.’ Arms Act 1983 No. 44; Section 43A (Reprint 2008). Wellington: Parliamentary Counsel Office. 1 October

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Mail Order Sale of Firearm or Ammunition

(1) Every person commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding $1,000 who sells by mail order a firearm or any ammunition for a firearm or restricted weapon otherwise than pursuant to a written order —
(a) signed by the purchaser; and
(b) bearing an endorsement signed by a member of the Police and stating that the member of the Police —
(i) has inspected the purchaser's firearms licence; and
(ii) is satisfied that the purchaser is a fit and proper person to purchase that firearm or ammunition.

(2) Nothing in this section applies in relation to —
(a) any pistol, restricted weapon, or military style semiautomatic firearm; or
(b) any ammunition for a firearm to which paragraph (a) or paragraph (b) or paragraph (c) of section 22(1) applies.

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