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Northern Territory. 1997 ‘Firearms to be Registered.’ Firearms Act 1997 (Reprint, as in force at 1 May 2016); Section 59. Darwin: Northern Territory Government. 13 March

Relevant contents

59. Firearms to be registered

(1) A person, other than the holder of a firearms dealer licence, must not sell, purchase, possess or use a firearm that is not registered.

Maximum Penalty: 50 penalty units or imprisonment for 12 months or, where the offence relates to a category A firearm or category B firearm, 10 penalty units or imprisonment for 3 months.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply if:
(a) the person possesses or uses a paintball firearm for playing paintball at an approved paintball range; and
(b) the person is entitled to play paintball.

ID: Q2824

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