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Can I carry a gun?
Carrying and using firearms is subject to the Arms Act 1983. Some of the relevant provisions in that Act, apart from the requirement for licensing, are in the following sections:
- s45- Carrying or possession of firearms, airguns, pistols, restricted weapons, or explosives, except for lawful, proper, and sufficient purpose.
- s48 - Discharging a firearm, airgun, pistol, or restricted weapon in or near dwelling, house or public place.
- s53 - Careless use of firearm, airgun, pistol, or restricted weapon.