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Tasmania. 1996 ‘Dealing in Firearms.’ Firearms Act 1996 (Act as at 4 November 2015); Part 2 (Section 11). Hobart: Legislative Council and House of Assembly. 30 August

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11. Dealing in firearms

(1) A person is guilty of an indictable offence punishable under the Criminal Code if the person deals in firearms without holding a firearms dealer licence.

(2) A person is to apply for a firearms dealer licence in accordance with Division 5.

(3) A person employed by a firearms dealer must not manually handle a firearm in the course of that employment unless the person holds -
(a) a firearms licence of the appropriate category as specified in Division 2 in respect of that firearm; or
(b) a firearms dealer employee licence.

Penalty:
Fine not exceeding 50 penalty units or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years, or both.

(4) A person is to apply for a firearms dealer employee licence in accordance with Division 5.

ID: Q2945

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