Arms (Prohibited Firearms, Magazines, and Parts) Amendment Bill

  • enacted
50 Section 51 amended (Unlawful carriage or possession in public place of firearm, airgun, pistol, ammunition, explosive, or restricted weapon)

(1)

In the heading to section 51, replace explosive, or restricted weapon with or explosive.

(2)

Replace section 51(1) with:

(1)

Every person commits an offence and is liable on conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years, or a fine not exceeding $4,000, or both, who, without lawful purpose,—

(a)

carries a firearm (other than a prohibited firearm), airgun, pistol, restricted weapon, ammunition, or explosive in a public place; or

(b)

possesses a firearm (other than a prohibited firearm), airgun, pistol, restricted weapon, ammunition, or explosive in a public place.

(3)

In section 51(2), replace “explosive, or restricted weapon” with “or explosive”.