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Northern Territory. 1997 ‘Security Measures Required by Dealer.’ Firearms Act 1997 (Reprint, as in force at 1 May 2016); Section 17. Darwin: Northern Territory Government. 13 March

Relevant contents

17. Security measures required by dealer

(1) The holder of a firearms dealer licence must ensure that all firearms possessed under the licence are stored in accordance with:
(a) the safe keeping and storage requirements under this Act; and
(b) the safe keeping and storage requirements determined by the Commissioner.

Maximum Penalty: 50 penalty units or imprisonment for 12 months.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to or in relation to a firearm:
(a) in the actual possession; or
(b) being displayed to a person under the immediate and continuous supervision,
of the holder of the firearms dealer licence, a partner or an employee of the holder in the normal course of business of the holder.

(3) The holder of a firearms dealer licence or a partner or employee of the holder may, in the normal course of the business of the holder, remove a firearm from the premises used by the holder under the licence:
(a) to demonstrate the firearm to, for or on behalf of a prospective purchaser; or
(b) to test the firearm.

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