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Queensland. 1990 ‘Licensed Dealers and Armourers to Keep Register.’ Weapons Act 1990 (As in force on 20 November 2015); Section 71 (Part 4). Brisbane: Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel. 19 September

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71. Licensed dealers and armourers to keep register

(1) A licensed dealer or licensed armourer must keep at the premises stated on the licence a weapons register.

Maximum penalty - 20 penalty units or 6 months imprisonment.

(2) A licensed dealer or licensed armourer must, for each transaction involving a weapon, enter immediately in the weapons register the particulars prescribed under a regulation.

Maximum penalty - 20 penalty units or 6 months imprisonment.

(3) A licensed dealer or licensed armourer must notify an authorised officer in the approved form of each transaction involving a weapon within 14 days after the transaction happens.

Maximum penalty - 20 penalty units or 6 months imprisonment.

(4) A person must not remove a part of the weapons register, unless the person has a reasonable excuse.

Maximum penalty - 20 penalty units or 6 months imprisonment.

(5) Subsection (4) does not prevent the correction of the weapons register in a way specified under a regulation.

(6) In this section —
remove includes make illegible or unintelligible, erase or disguise.
transaction means receipt, acquisition, sale or transfer.
weapons register means —
(a) a book in the approved form, bound in a way satisfactory to an authorised officer; or
(b) a computer register approved by the commissioner.

ID: Q2693

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