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Queensland. 1996 ‘Safety Precautions for Weapons In or On Vehicles.’ Weapons Regulation 1996 (As in force on 1 July 2015); Section 61 (Part 9). Brisbane: Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel. 19 December

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61. Safety precautions for weapons in or on vehicles

(1) A person in control of a weapon (whether or not the person has custody of it) must ensure the weapon is not placed in or on a vehicle unless —
(a) if the vehicle has a lockable boot - the weapon is locked in the boot; or
(b) otherwise —
(i) the weapon is locked in a metal container fixed to the vehicle; or
(ii) the weapon is in a securely closed container that is out of sight in a vehicle.

Maximum penalty - 10 penalty units.

(2) The metal container, and anything on or attached to it, must not suggest a weapon is inside…

(3) A person in control of a weapon (whether or not the person has custody of it) must ensure the weapon is not left in an unlocked vehicle if the vehicle is not being attended by someone licensed to possess the weapon.

Maximum penalty - 10 penalty units.

(4) This section does not apply to a weapon to which section 60A applies.

[The Act referred to in this Regulation is the Weapons Act 1990]

ID: Q2738

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