Citation(s) from the literature library

Tasmania. 1996 ‘Possession of Ex-Military Firearms and Ordnance.’ Firearms Act 1996 (Act as at 4 November 2015); Part 2 (Section 13A). Hobart: Legislative Council and House of Assembly. 30 August

Relevant contents

13A. Possession of ex-military firearms and ordnance

(1) A person must not possess an ex-military firearm or ex-military light ordnance unless the person is the holder of a militaria firearms licence.

Fine not exceeding 50 penalty units or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years, or both.

(2) However, a person does not commit an offence under subsection (1) in respect of an ex-military firearm if the person is authorised to possess the firearm under a firearm heirlooms licence, firearms museum licence or other kind of firearms licence.

(3) A person is to apply for a militaria firearms licence in accordance with Division 5.

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