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Section 360.2 Criminal Code Act 1995
Cross Border Disposal or Acquisition of Firearm

Section 360.2 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) is Cross Border Disposal or Acquisition of Firearm and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

360.2 Cross-border offence of disposal or acquisition of a firearm

(1) A person is guilty of an offence if:

(a) in the course of trade or commerce among the States, between Territories or between a Territory and a State, the person engages in conduct that constitutes an offence against a firearm law; and

(b) the primary element of the offence is:

(i) the disposal of a firearm by the person; or

(ii) the acquisition of a firearm by the person.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 10 years or a fine of 2,500 penalty units, or both.

(2) Absolute liability applies to the paragraph (1)(a) element of the offence.

(3) In this section:

firearm means a firearm within the meaning of the firearm law concerned.

firearm law means a law of a State or Territory which is prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this Division.

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