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New Zealand. 2008 ‘Offence to Carry Pistol or Restricted Weapon Without Authority.’ Arms Act 1983 No. 44; Section 36 (Reprint 2008). Wellington: Parliamentary Counsel Office. 1 October

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Offence to Carry Pistol or Restricted Weapon Without Authority

(1) No person shall carry a pistol or restricted weapon in any place beyond the curtilage of his dwelling, save under and in accordance with the conditions endorsed on his firearms licence by a member of the Police.

(2) Any such endorsement may be at any time revoked by any commissioned officer of Police.

(3) Every person commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months or a fine not exceeding $1,000 or to both who carries a pistol or restricted weapon contrary to the provisions of subsection (1).

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