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Victoria. 1998 ‘Power of Chief Commissioner to Require Firearm to Have a Serial Number.’ Firearms Act 1996 No. 66 of 1996 (Version No. 080, as of 1 December 2015); Part 5 (Section 119A). Melbourne: Department of Justice, Victoria. 31 January

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119A. Power of Chief Commissioner to require firearm to have a serial number

(1) The Chief Commissioner may, before registering a firearm, by notice in writing require the person who possesses the firearm to have that firearm stamped with a number that will enable that firearm to be individually identified.

(2) A person to whom a notice under subsection (1) is addressed must comply with the notice within 28 days of the giving of the notice, unless the person has made an application under section 119B within the 28 day period.

Penalty: 60 penalty units or 6 months imprisonment.

(3) This section does not apply to a firearm that is not required to be registered under this Act.

ID: Q2643

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