Section 37 of the Firearms Act 1996 is Requirements Relating to Registered Firearms and is extracted below.
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(1) The person in whose name a firearm is registered:
(a) must produce the firearm for inspection by a police officer at any reasonable time when requested to do so by the officer, and
(b) must, if the firearm is supplied or lost by, or stolen from, that person, immediately notify a police officer of the supply, loss or theft of the firearm and provide the Commissioner, within 7 days after the firearm is supplied, lost or stolen, with particulars of the supply, loss or theft in accordance with the regulations.
(2) Any person (other than a licensed firearms dealer) who acquires a firearm from another person must provide the Commissioner, within 7 days after the firearm is acquired, with such particulars as may be prescribed by the regulations.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.
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