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New Zealand. 2008 ‘Record of Dealings by Licensed Dealers.’ Arms Act 1983 No. 44; Section 12 (Reprint 2008). Wellington: Parliamentary Counsel Office. 1 October

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Record of Dealings by Licensed Dealers

(1) Every licensed dealer shall keep at the place of business referred to in his licence a book in which he shall record such particulars as may be prescribed by regulations made under this Act, relating to the receipt, sale, or manufacture by him of any firearms, airguns, pistols, or restricted weapons.

(2) Every licensed dealer shall at all times—
(a) permit any member of the Police to inspect and make copies of any entries in the book so kept by him pursuant to subsection (1); and
(b) afford, on demand, to any member of the Police all further information in his possession with respect to any dealings by him relating to firearms, airguns, pistols, or restricted weapons; and
(c) permit any member of the Police to inspect—
(i) any firearms, airguns, pistols, or restricted weapons in his possession; and
(ii) the premises in which, and the conditions under which, his stock of firearms, airguns, pistols, or restricted weapons is kept.

(3) Every licensed dealer commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding $500 who acts in contravention of subsection (1) or subsection (2).

ID: Q1146

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