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FIREARMS ACT - SECT 68A

Sale and purchase of ammunition

    (1)     A person must not, in trade or commerce, sell ammunition for a firearm unless the person is the holder of a firearms dealer licence or is authorised by a permit to sell the ammunition.

Maximum penalty:     If the offender is an individual – 10 penalty units or imprisonment for 3 months.

    If the offender is a body corporate – 50 penalty units.

    (2)     A person must not, in trade or commerce, sell ammunition for a firearm unless:

        (a)     the person purchasing the ammunition is the holder of a licence for a category of firearm that takes the ammunition or is authorised to buy the ammunition by a permit or by the Commissioner in writing; and

        (b)     the person who sells the ammunition sights the licence, permit or authorisation.

Maximum penalty:     If the offender is an individual – 10 penalty units or imprisonment for 3 months.

    If the offender is a body corporate – 50 penalty units.

    (3)     A person who, in trade or commerce, sells ammunition for a firearm must advise the Commissioner without delay of any loss or theft of ammunition held by the person.

Maximum penalty:     If the offender is an individual – 10 penalty units or imprisonment for 3 months.

    If the offender is a body corporate – 50 penalty units.



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