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Queensland. 1990 ‘Armourers to be Licensed.’ Weapons Act 1990 (As in force on 20 November 2015); Part 4 (Section 69). Brisbane: Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel. 19 September

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69. Armourers to be licensed

(1) Unless a person is a licensed dealer or licensed armourer or is otherwise authorised under this Act, that person is not to repair or store weapons in the course of business.

Maximum penalty -
(a) for a category D, H or R weapon - 100 penalty units or 2 years imprisonment; or
(b) for a category C or E weapon - 60 penalty units or 1 year's imprisonment; or
(c) for a category A or B weapon or a category M crossbow - 20 penalty units or 6 months imprisonment.

(1A) A person who is not a licensed armourer must not manufacture a weapon.

Maximum penalty -
(a) for a category D, H or R weapon - 500 penalty units or 10 years imprisonment; or
(b) for a category C or E weapon - 300 penalty units or 7 years imprisonment; or
(c) for a category A, B or M weapon - 200 penalty units or 4 years imprisonment…

[According to Schedule 2 of this Act "armourer" means a person who stores, manufactures, modifies or repairs weapons in the course of the person's business. ]

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