Arms Act 1983

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50D Unlawfully carrying or possessing prohibited firearm in public place

Every person commits an offence and is liable on conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years who, without lawful purpose, carries or possesses a prohibited firearm in a public place.

Section 50D: inserted, on 12 April 2019, by section 52 of the Arms (Prohibited Firearms, Magazines, and Parts) Amendment Act 2019 (2019 No 12).

Section 50D: amended, on 25 June 2020, by section 78 of the Arms Legislation Act 2020 (2020 No 23).