Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 9 - DANGERS TO THE COMMUNITY  

Part 9.4 - Dangerous weapons  

Division 360 - Cross-border firearms trafficking  

SECTION 360.1   Disposal and acquisition of a firearm or firearm part  

(1)  
For the purposes of this Division, and without limitation, a person disposes of a firearm or a firearm part if any of the following applies:


(a) the person sells the firearm or part (whether or not the person to whom the firearm or part is sold also acquires physical control of the firearm or part);


(b) the person hires, leases or rents the firearm or part to another person;


(c) the person passes physical control of the firearm or part to another person (whether or not the person to whom physical control is passed also acquires ownership of the firearm or part).

(2)  
For the purposes of this Division, and without limitation, a person acquires a firearm or a firearm part if any of the following applies:


(a) the person purchases the firearm or part (whether or not the person also acquires physical control of the firearm or part);


(b) the person hires, leases or rents the firearm or part from another person;


(c) the person obtains physical control of the firearm or part (whether or not the person also acquires ownership of the firearm or part).




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