Firearms (Proofing) Act 1968

Offences regarding application of marks to firearms.

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6. (1) A person other than the Institute shall not—

( a) apply to any firearms a mark prescribed under this Act for application to firearms or a mark so nearly resembling such a mark as to be calculated to deceive,

( b) sell, expose for sale or have in his possession for sale or for any purpose of trade or manufacture, any firearms to which any mark, so nearly resembling a mark prescribed under this Act for application to firearms as to be calculated to deceive, has been applied,

( c) make or have in his possession any die, block, machine or other instrument for the purpose of applying to firearms either a mark prescribed under this Act for application to firearms or a mark so nearly resembling such a mark as to be calculated to deceive.

(2) A person who contravenes this section shall be guilty of an offence.