55B Offence of failing to produce prohibited firearm, etc, on demand or to permit inspection of prohibited firearm, etc

Every person commits an offence and is liable on conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months, or to a fine not exceeding $10,000, or both, who, having a dealer’s licence or firearms licence endorsed under section 30 or 30B, fails without reasonable excuse to—

(a)

produce a pistol, restricted weapon, prohibited firearm, or prohibited magazine in their possession to any member of the Police upon demand; or

(b)

permit any member of the Police to inspect the pistol, restricted weapon, prohibited firearm, or prohibited magazine, or the place where it is kept, or to enter that place.

Section 55B: inserted, on 12 April 2019, by section 60 of the Arms (Prohibited Firearms, Magazines, and Parts) Amendment Act 2019 (2019 No 12).

Section 55B heading: amended, on 25 June 2020, by section 82(1) of the Arms Legislation Act 2020 (2020 No 23).

Section 55B: amended, on 25 June 2020, by section 82(2) of the Arms Legislation Act 2020 (2020 No 23).

Section 55B: amended, on 25 June 2020, by section 82(3) of the Arms Legislation Act 2020 (2020 No 23).

Section 55B: amended, on 25 June 2020, by section 82(4) of the Arms Legislation Act 2020 (2020 No 23).