Citation(s) from the literature library

Tasmania. 1996 ‘Unregistered Firearms.’ Firearms Act 1996 (Act as at 4 November 2015); Part 4 (Section 74). Hobart: Legislative Council and House of Assembly. 30 August

Relevant contents

74. Unregistered firearms

(1) A person must not sell, acquire, possess or use a firearm that is not registered.

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

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to -
(a) an imitation firearm; or
(ab) a firearm that is registered in another State or a Territory and that is possessed and used in accordance with a corresponding licence; or
(b) a firearm imported and acquired by a licensed firearms dealer so long as the firearm is registered within 7 days of the dealer receiving it.

ID: Q2974

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