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Definition of a Firearm

Anything from which any shot, bullet, missile or other projectile can be discharged by force of explosive

Includes adapted firearms or anything that by its completion or correction would be a firearm

2

Air Gun

Anything from which any shot, bullet, missile or other projectile can be discharged by the use of gas or compressed air

3

Restricted Weapon

Any weapon declare by the governed general as restricted.

Molotov cocktail
Grenades
Rocket launcher

4

Pistol

Any firearm designed or adapted to be held and fired in one hand and is less than 762mm

5

Explosive

Any substance capable of exploding or producing a pyrotechnic effect

Dynamite
TNT
Distress flares

6

MSSA

A firearm which fires ejects and chambers a cartridge with each pull of the trigger

Doesn't include pistol or sporting configuration semi-automatic

7

Section 66
Arms Act 1983

Driver or Occupier deemed to be in possession until proven otherwise.

Person has to prove its owned by someone else or not in their possession

8

Section 40
Arms Act 1983

Power to demand particulars of anyone in possession of a firearm

Name, Address, DOB