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Court may order forfeiture

    (1)     If the court is satisfied that the person in whose name the firearm to which the offence mentioned in section 93A relates is registered:

        (a)     is implicated in the offence – the court may order that the firearm (and any ammunition in the possession of the person) is forfeited to the Territory; or

        (b)     is not implicated in the offence – the court may not order the firearm to be forfeited but may order that it be returned to that person.

    (2)     Subsection (1) applies to a firearm in the possession of a person mentioned in that subsection despite that the firearm is not registered in that person's name.

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