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Victoria. 1998 ‘Offence to Own a Firearm Without a Licence to Possess.’ Firearms Act 1996 No. 66 of 1996 (Version No. 080, as of 1 December 2015); Part 7 (Section 135). Melbourne: Department of Justice, Victoria. 31 January

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135. Offence to Own a Firearm Without a Licence to Possess

(1) A person must not own a category A or B longarm unless that person is authorised by a licence under this Act to possess the firearm.

Penalty: 60 penalty units or 12 months imprisonment.

(2) A person must not own a category C or D longarm or a general category handgun unless that person is authorised by a licence under this Act to possess the firearm.

Penalty: 120 penalty units or 2 years imprisonment.

(3) A person must not own a category E longarm or a category E handgun unless that person is authorised by a licence under this Act to possess the firearm.

Penalty: 240 penalty units or 4 years imprisonment…

ID: Q12053

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