Northern Territory Consolidated Acts

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Discharge of firearms on roads

    (1)     A person must not knowingly discharge a firearm on, from, towards or across a public road, public street or public place.

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

    (2)     It is a defence to a prosecution for an offence against subsection (1) for the defendant to prove that he or she had a lawful excuse for discharging the firearm in the circumstances.

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