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New Zealand. 2008 ‘Loss, Theft, or Destruction.’ Arms Act 1983 No. 44; Section 39 (Reprint 2008). Wellington: Parliamentary Counsel Office. 1 October
Loss, Theft, or Destruction
(1) Whenever a firearm, pistol, or restricted weapon is lost or stolen, or a pistol or restricted weapon is destroyed, the owner —
(a) shall forthwith give notice in writing thereof to a Police station; and
(b) shall give all information in his possession relating to the loss, theft, or destruction.
(2) Every person commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding $500 who contravenes subsection (1).