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New South Wales. 1996 ‘Stolen Firearms or Firearm Parts.’ Firearms Act 1996 No 46 (Act Current to 24 November 2015); Section 51H (Part 6). Sydney: New South Wales Government. 28 June
51H. Stolen Firearms or Firearm Parts
(1) A person must not use, supply, acquire or possess a stolen firearm or firearm part or give possession of a stolen firearm or firearm part to another person.
Maximum penalty: imprisonment for 14 years.
(2) It is a defence to a prosecution for an offence under this section if the defendant proves that the defendant did not know, and could not reasonably be expected to have known, that the firearm or firearm part concerned was stolen.
(3) This section applies in relation to a stolen firearm or firearm part whether it was stolen before or after the commencement of this section.