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FIREARMS ACT - SECT 39

Suspension on making of interim domestic violence order

    (1)     A licence, permit or certificate of registration is automatically suspended on the making of an interim domestic violence order or interim personal violence restraining order against the holder and the suspension remains in force until the order is confirmed or revoked.

    (2)     If a licence, permit or certificate of registration is automatically suspended by subsection (1), the person to whom it is granted must immediately:

        (a)     surrender the suspended licence, permit or certificate of registration to a police officer; and

        (b)     deliver a firearm in respect of which the licence, permit or certificate is granted to a member of the Police Force.

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



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