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Victoria. 1998 ‘Requirement to Keep Register of Transactions.’ Firearms Act 1996 No. 66 of 1996 (Version No. 080, as of 1 December 2015); Part 3 (Section 87). Melbourne: Department of Justice, Victoria. 31 January

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87. Requirement to keep register of transactions

(1) A licensed firearms dealer must ensure that a record of each transaction whereby —
(a) a firearm is acquired by the dealer or otherwise comes into the possession of the dealer; or
(b) a firearm is disposed of, hired or loaned by the dealer or otherwise goes out of the possession of the dealer; or
(c) the dealer acts as an agent for the acquisition or disposal of a firearm—
is recorded in a register of transactions.

Penalty: 120 penalty units or 2 years imprisonment.

(2) A licensed firearms dealer must ensure that the register of transactions contains in relation to each transaction —
(a) in the case of a firearm coming into the possession of the dealer —
(i) the prescribed particulars about the person who has given possession of the firearm, and the licence number or other evidence of the person's authority to possess the firearm; and
(ii) the make, type, calibre, action, serial number and, where known or available, model of the firearm; and
(b) in the case of a firearm going out of the possession of the dealer —
(i) where the case so requires, the permit to acquire; and
(ii) the prescribed particulars about the person who is acquiring possession of the firearm, and the licence number or other evidence of the person's authority to possess the firearm; and
(iii) the make, type, calibre, action, serial number and, where known or
available, model of the firearm;…

ID: Q2640

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