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New South Wales. 1996 ‘Disposal of Surrendered or Seized Firearms.’ Firearms Act 1996 No 46 (Act Current to 24 November 2015); Section 80 (Part 9). Sydney: New South Wales Government. 28 June
80. Disposal of Surrendered or Seized Firearms
(1) The Local Court or the Children's Court may, on application by a police officer or by any person who claims to be the owner of a firearm surrendered to or seized by a police officer in accordance with this Act or section 23A (4) of the Security Industry Act 1997, order that the firearm:
(a) be forfeited to the Crown, or
(b) be returned to the person claiming to be owner of the firearm, or
(c) be otherwise disposed of in such manner as the Court thinks fit….