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New South Wales. 1996 ‘Unauthorised Manufacture of Firearms.’ Firearms Act 1996 No 46 (Act Current to 24 November 2015); Section 50A (Part 6). Sydney: New South Wales Government. 28 June

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50A. Unauthorised Manufacture of Firearms

(1) A person who manufactures a firearm is guilty of an offence under this subsection unless the person is authorised by a licence or permit to manufacture the firearm.

Maximum penalty: imprisonment for 10 years.

(2) A person who manufactures a pistol or prohibited firearm is guilty of an offence under this subsection unless the person is authorised by a licence or permit to manufacture the pistol or prohibited firearm.

Maximum penalty: imprisonment for 20 years.

(3) Without limiting the operation of subsection (1) or (2), those subsections apply to a person regardless of whether the firearm concerned was manufactured in the course of carrying on a business…

(5) In this section:
manufacture a firearm includes assemble a firearm from firearm parts.

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