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FIREARMS ACT - SECT 93D

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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