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New Zealand. 2008 ‘Restrictions on Possession of Airguns.’ Arms Act 1983 No. 44; Section 21 (Reprint 2008). Wellington: Parliamentary Counsel Office. 1 October

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Restrictions on Possession of Airguns

(1) Except as otherwise provided in this Act or as otherwise provided in regulations made under this Act, no person shall have an airgun in his possession unless —
(a) he is of or over the age of 18 years; or
(b) he is between 16 years and 18 years of age and is the holder of a firearms licence.

(2) Every person commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months or to a fine not exceeding $1,000 or to both who acts in contravention of subsection (1).

(3) Nothing in this section applies in relation to the possession of specially dangerous airguns.

ID: Q1171

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