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Northern Territory. 1997 ‘Firearms Collector Licence.’ Firearms Act 1997 (Reprint, as in force at 1 May 2016); Section 24. Darwin: Northern Territory Government. 13 March

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24. Firearms collector licence

1) A firearms collector licence authorises the holder to possess and display only firearms of a category specified in the licence.

(1A) A firearms collector licence that authorises the possession of category H firearms does not authorise the holder of the licence to possess category H firearms that were manufactured after 31 December 1946 unless the holder is a student of arms.

(2) The holder of a firearms collector licence must ensure that all firearms possessed under the licence are stored in accordance with:
(a) the safe keeping and storage requirements under this Act; and
(b) the safe keeping and storage requirements determined by the Commissioner.

Maximum Penalty: 50 penalty units or imprisonment for 12 months.

(3) On the request of a police officer, the holder of a firearms collector licence must allow the officer to:
(a) inspect all firearms in the holder's possession under the licence; and
(b) inspect the premises and the receptacles in which the firearms are kept.

Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units or imprisonment for 6 months.

ID: Q2773

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