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Queensland. 1990 ‘Sale or Disposal of Weapons.’ Weapons Act 1990 (As in force on 20 November 2015); Section 36 (Part 3). Brisbane: Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel. 19 September

Relevant contents

36. Sale or disposal of weapons

(1) A person must not sell or otherwise dispose of a weapon unless —
(a) the person sells or otherwise disposes of the weapon to a licensed dealer; or
(b) the person sells or otherwise disposes of the weapon to another person who is the holder of a permit to acquire the weapon and the sale or disposal happens —
(i) through a licensed dealer; or
(ii) through a police officer in circumstances prescribed under a regulation; or
(c) the person sells or otherwise disposes of the weapon under other lawful authority, justification or excuse….

(2) If the sale or disposal happens under subsection (1)(c), the person must give to an authorised officer the information prescribed under a regulation in the way and within the time prescribed under the regulation…

(3) This section does not apply to the disposal of a weapon to a person, if the disposal consists only of a disposal —
(a) for repair; or
(b) to an armourer for storage by the armourer; or
(c) on a temporary basis for not more than 3 months without receiving consideration for the disposal or for the weapon; or
(d) to a person performing duties as a security guard under a security licence (guard); or
(e) authorised under section 52, 53, 54(2), 55 or 55A.

ID: Q2681

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