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Tasmania. 1996 ‘General Requirements.’ Firearms Act 1996 (Act as at 4 November 2015); Part 5 (Section 84). Hobart: Legislative Council and House of Assembly. 30 August

Relevant contents

84. General requirements

(1) A person in possession of a firearm must take all reasonable precautions to ensure that the firearm is kept safely.

(2) A person in possession of a firearm must take all reasonable precautions to ensure that the firearm is not stolen or lost.

(3) A person in possession of a firearm must take all reasonable precautions to ensure that the firearm does not come into the possession of a person who is not authorised to possess it.

Penalty:
In the case of -
(a) a prohibited firearm, a fine not exceeding 50 penalty units or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years, or both; or
(b) any other firearm, a fine not exceeding 20 penalty units or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months, or both.

ID: Q2977

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