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New South Wales. 1996 ‘Defaced or Altered Firearms or Firearm Parts.’ Firearms Act 1996 No 46 (Act Current to 24 November 2015); Section 66 (Part 6). Sydney: New South Wales Government. 28 June

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66. Defaced or altered firearms or firearm parts

(1) A person must not, unless authorised by the Commissioner to do so:
(a) deface or alter any number, letter or identification mark on any firearm or firearm part, or
(b) use, supply, acquire or possess a defaced firearm or give possession of a defaced firearm to another person, or
(c) supply, acquire or possess a defaced firearm part or give possession of a defaced firearm part to another person.

Maximum penalty: imprisonment for 14 years…

(3) In this section:

'defaced firearm' means a firearm on which any number, letter or identification mark has been defaced or altered.

'defaced firearm part' means a firearm part on which any number, letter or identification mark has been defaced or altered.

ID: Q11961

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