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Australian Capital Territory. 1996 ‘Disposal of Surrendered or Seized Firearms.’ Australian Capital Territory Firearms Act 1996 (A1996-74 - Republication No.45, effective 27 April 2016); Part 17 (Section 262). Canberra: ACT Parliamentary Counsel. 1 January
262 Disposal of surrendered or seized firearms
(1) This section applies in relation to a firearm surrendered to or seized by a police officer under this Act.
(2) A police officer or the owner of the firearm may apply to a court for an order that the firearm is—
(a) forfeited to the Territory; or
(b) returned to the owner; or
(c) destroyed; or
(d) otherwise disposed of.
(3) The court may make the order it considers appropriate…