(1) A person must not repair or modify a firearm unless the person is authorised to repair or modify the firearm by a licence or permit.
Maximum penalty: 2 000 penalty units or imprisonment for 10 years or, if the offence relates to a category A firearm or category B firearm, 1 000 penalty units or imprisonment for 5 years.
(2) A person must not repair or modify a prohibited firearm or pistol unless the person is authorised to repair or modify the prohibited firearm or pistol by a licence or permit.
Maximum penalty: 3 000 penalty units or imprisonment for 15 years.
(3) Without limiting subsection (1) or (2), those subsections apply to a person regardless of whether the firearm concerned was repaired or modified in the course of carrying on a business.
(4) In this section:
"repair or modification", of a firearm, does not include work performed by a person on a firearm registered in the name of the person if the work is not of a nature likely to affect the safe operation of the firearm.