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CONTROL OF WEAPONS ACT 1990 - SECT 10J

Seizure of suspected weapons

S. 10J(1) amended by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 28.12(a)).

    (1)     A police officer may seize and detain any item detected during a search under section 10G or 10H that the police officer reasonably suspects is a weapon.

S. 10J(2) amended by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 28.12(b)).

    (2)     If a police officer who seizes and detains an item under this section, determines after examination of the item that it is not a weapon, the police officer must return the item to the person from whom it was seized, without delay.

S. 10K inserted by No. 92/2009 s. 12.



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