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Tasmania. 1996 ‘Possession of Loaded Firearm in Public Place.’ Firearms Act 1996 (Act as at 4 November 2015); Part 7 (Section 111). Hobart: Legislative Council and House of Assembly. 30 August

Relevant contents

111. Possession of loaded firearm in public place

(1) A person must not be in possession of a loaded firearm in a vehicle in a public place.

Penalty:
Fine not exceeding 100 penalty units or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years, or both.

(2) A person must not be in possession of a loaded firearm in a public place unless the person -
(a) is the holder of a licence; and
(b) is undertaking the particular purpose to which the licence relates.

Penalty:
Fine not exceeding 100 penalty units or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years, or both.

(3) A firearm is loaded if it has a round of ammunition in-
(a) its chamber; or
(b) a magazine attached to the gun.

ID: Q2992

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