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WEAPONS CONTROL ACT


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1--PRELIMINARY MATTERS

   1.      Short title  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Definitions  
   4.      Firearms excluded from this Act  
   5.      Delegation  

   PART 2--REGULATION OF WEAPONS AND BODY ARMOUR

   6.      Prohibited weapons  
   7.      Controlled weapons – general  
   7A.     Controlled weapons – person under 18 years of age  
   8.      Offensive weapons  
   9.      Body armour  
   10.     Authority to purchase required for each purchase of prohibited weapon or body armour  
   11.     Sales of prohibited weapons and body armour  
   11A.    Supply of crossbow or other controlled weapon to person under 18 years of age  
   11B.    Interstate sale of crossbow or other controlled weapon  

   PART 3--EXEMPTIONS AND APPROVALS

   12.     Exemptions for prohibited weapons and body armour  
   13.     Person may apply for approval in relation to prohibited weapons and body armour  
   14.     Approvals in relation to prohibited weapons and body armour  
   15.     Refusal of approvals  
   16.     Conditions of approvals  
   17.     Breach of condition of exemptions and approvals  
   18.     Review of decisions under this Part  

   PART 4--SEARCH WITHOUT WARRANT AND FORFEITURE

   19.     Search without warrant  
   20.     Forfeiture by courts  
   21.     Return of goods if prosecution does not occur  
   22.     Procedure for return of goods if prosecution does not occur  

   PART 5--MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS

   23.     Amnesty  
   24.     Duplicate approvals or specific purchase authorities  
   25.     Regulations  
           ENDNOTES


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