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New South Wales. 1996 ‘Unauthorised Possession of Firearms in Aggravated Circumstances.’ Firearms Act 1996 No 46 (Act Current to 24 November 2015); Section 51D (Part 6). Sydney: New South Wales Government. 28 June

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51D. Unauthorised Possession of Firearms in Aggravated Circumstances

(1) A person who is in possession of more than 3 firearms is guilty of an offence under this subsection if:
(a) the firearms are not registered, and
(b) the person is not authorised by a licence or permit to possess the firearms.

Maximum penalty: imprisonment for 10 years.

(2) A person who is in possession of more than 3 firearms any one of which is a pistol or prohibited firearm is guilty of an offence under this subsection if:
(a) the firearms are not registered, and
(b) the person is not authorised by a licence or permit to possess the firearms.

Maximum penalty: imprisonment for 20 years…

ID: Q11962

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