Arms Act 1983

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15 Offence for licensed dealer to carry on business following revocation of his licence


Every person commits an offence and is liable on conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months or to a fine not exceeding $1,000 or to both who, being a person whose dealer’s licence has been revoked under section 9,—


sells by way of business; or


has any business interest in—

any firearm, ammunition, airgun, pistol, or restricted weapon.


Nothing in subsection (1) applies in respect of—


any firearms, ammunition, airguns, pistols, or restricted weapons being sold or otherwise disposed of in accordance with section 14; or


any person who, after the revocation or the last revocation, as the case may be, of his dealer’s licence, has again been issued with a dealer’s licence.

Section 15(1): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).