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FIREARMS ACT - SECT 22

Firearms armourer licence

    (1)     A firearms armourer licence authorises the holder to possess, use, repair, manufacture, modify, service and store only firearms of a category specified in the licence.

    (2)     The holder of a firearms armourer licence, or a partner or an employee of the holder, with the authority of the holder, may, in the normal course of the business of the holder, remove a firearm from premises used by the holder under the licence to test it.

    (3)     The holder of a firearms armourer 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.

    (4)     Subsection (3) does not apply to or in relation to a firearm in the actual possession of the holder, or a partner or an employee of the holder, in the normal course of the business of the holder.



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