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Northern Territory. 1997 ‘Purchase of Firearms.’ Firearms Act 1997 (Reprint, as in force at 1 May 2016); Section 62. Darwin: Northern Territory Government. 13 March

Relevant contents

62. Purchase of firearms

(1) A person must not purchase a firearm unless the person is authorised to:
(a) possess the firearm under a firearms dealer licence; or
(b) purchase the firearm by a permit or corresponding permit.

Penalty: If the offender is a natural person - 400 penalty units or imprisonment for 2 years or, if the offence relates to a category A firearm or category B firearm, 200 penalty units or imprisonment for 12 months.

If the offender is a body corporate - 2 000 penalty units or, if the offence relates to a category A firearm or category B firearm, 1 000 penalty units…

ID: Q3051

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