Section 53 of the Firearms Act 1996 is Use of Mail for Sending Firearms Outside this State and is extracted below.
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(cf APMC 9, 1990 Reg cl 87)
A person must not send a firearm or firearm barrel to another person by mail unless:
(a) the person sending the firearm or firearm barrel is a licensed firearms dealer, and
(b) the address to which the firearm or firearm barrel is sent is outside New South Wales, and
(c) the firearm or firearm barrel is sent by a form of post that requires delivery in person to the addressee, and
(d) the other person would not, because of receiving the firearm or firearm barrel or being in possession of it at the place to which it is sent, be guilty of any offence under any law which applies at that place, and
(e) the other person is a licensed firearms dealer under the law of that other place.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.
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