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Northern Territory. 1997 ‘Alteration of Identification Marks.’ Firearms Act 1997 (Reprint, as in force at 1 May 2016); Section 74. Darwin: Northern Territory Government. 13 March

Relevant contents

74. Alteration of identification marks

(1) A person must not alter an identifying serial number on a firearm without approval.

Maximum Penalty: 1 000 penalty units or imprisonment for 5 years.

(2) A person must not knowingly possess a firearm the serial number of which has been altered in contravention of subsection (1).

Maximum Penalty: 1 000 penalty units or imprisonment for 5 years.

(3) A person must not deface or remove an identifying serial number on a firearm without approval.

Maximum Penalty: 1 000 penalty units or imprisonment for 5 years.

(4) A person must not possess a firearm the serial number of which has been defaced or removed in contravention of subsection (3).

Maximum Penalty: 1 000 penalty units or imprisonment for 5 years.

ID: Q2783

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