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New South Wales. 1996 ‘Supply, Acquisition and Possession of Ammunition.’ Firearms Act 1996 No 46 (Act Current to 24 November 2015); Section 65 (Part 6). Sydney: New South Wales Government. 28 June

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65. Supply, Acquisition and Possession of Ammunition

(1) A person must not supply or give possession of ammunition for any firearm to another person unless:
(a) the other person is the holder of a licence or permit for a firearm which takes that ammunition, or
(b) the other person is authorised to acquire it by a permit.

(1A) In addition to subsection (1), a licensed firearms dealer must not supply or give possession of ammunition for any firearm to another person unless the firearms dealer has seen:
(a) a licence or permit held by the other person for a firearm which takes that ammunition, or
(b) a permit held by the other person authorising the person to acquire the ammunition.
Note. Section 65A imposes additional requirements for the supply of ammunition by licensed firearms dealers.

(2) A person must not acquire ammunition for any firearm unless the person:
(a) is the holder of a licence or permit for a firearm which takes that ammunition, or
(b) is authorised to acquire it by a permit,
and the amount of ammunition that is acquired at any one time does not exceed the amount (if any) prescribed by the regulations.

(3) A person must not possess ammunition unless the person:
(a) is the holder of a licence or permit for a firearm which takes that ammunition, or
(b) is authorised to possess it by a permit…

Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.

ID: Q2548

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