66A Loss, theft, or destruction of firearm, etc

(1)

This section applies if—

(a)

a firearm, prohibited magazine, prohibited part, or restricted weapon is lost, stolen, or destroyed; or

(b)

a non-prohibited part or non-prohibited magazine that is required to be recorded in the registry is lost, stolen, or destroyed.

(2)

The owner of the firearm, magazine, part, or restricted weapon must—

(a)

immediately notify a member of the Police of the loss, theft, or destruction; and

(b)

give all information in their possession relating to the loss, theft, or destruction to the member of the Police.

(3)

A notification under subsection (2) must be given in the form or manner, or both the form and manner, approved by the Commissioner.

(4)

Every person commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $10,000 if the person, without reasonable excuse, contravenes subsection (2).

Section 66A: inserted, on 25 June 2020, by section 95 of the Arms Legislation Act 2020 (2020 No 23).