26 Production of firearms licence

(1)

Every holder of a firearms licence—

(a)

shall produce the licence for inspection whenever required to do so by any member of the Police:

(b)

shall maintain the licence in such a condition that it may be produced in an undefaced and legible condition.

(2)

The holder of a firearms licence issued pursuant to this Act shall be deemed to have complied with subsection (1)(a) if, within 7 days after having been so required to produce his licence or permit, he produces it at a place specified by the member of the Police.

(3)

Every person commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $500 who, being the holder of a firearms licence, fails to comply with subsection (1).

Section 26(3): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).