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Queensland. 1996 ‘Restrictions on Dispatching Weapons.’ Weapons Regulation 1996 (As in force on 1 July 2015); Section 62 (Part 9). Brisbane: Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel. 19 December

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62 Restrictions on dispatching weapons - Act, s 66

(1) A weapon may only be dispatched unloaded.

(2) A person who is not a licensed dealer or armourer may only dispatch a weapon to a licensed dealer or armourer or a police officer acting in his or her official capacity.

(3) A weapon may only be dispatched —
(a) if the dispatcher is not a licensed dealer - by registered post; or
(b) if the dispatcher is a licensed dealer - by registered post or using a person to whom section 2(1)(l)(i) of the Act applies.

Editor's note — The Act, section 2(1)(l)(i) exempts from the Act persons actually engaged in the warehousing or transport under consignment of merchandise for or on behalf of a licensed dealer.

(4) A weapon may only be dispatched inside a sturdy, securely closed container.

(5) The container, and anything on or attached to it (other than an address), must not suggest a weapon is inside.

Examples of how a container or something on or attached to it may indicate a weapon is inside —
(
1) The container's shape or other features is like a weapon.
(2) A mark or label on the container mentions weapons, ammunition or X's Gun Shop, (other than as part of an address).

[The Act referred to in this Regulation is the Weapons Act 1990]

ID: Q11954

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