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CRIMES ACT 1900 - SECT 93I

Possession of unregistered firearm in public place

93I Possession of unregistered firearm in public place

(1) A person who:
(a) possesses an unregistered firearm in a public place, and
(b) is not authorised under the Firearms Act 1996 to possess the firearm,
is liable to imprisonment for 10 years.
(2) A person is guilty of an offence under this subsection if the person commits an offence under subsection (1) in circumstances of aggravation. A person convicted of an offence under this subsection is liable to imprisonment for 14 years.
(3) For the purposes of subsection (2), an offence under subsection (1) is committed in
"circumstances of aggravation" if the offence involves the possession:
(a) of more than one unregistered firearm, or
(b) of an unregistered firearm that is a pistol, or
(c) of an unregistered firearm that is a prohibited firearm.



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