We can imagine the despair from the prosecuting team when a cache of illegal firearms, with loaded magazines turns up in a drug bust, only for the offender to get 3 months community work.
Yeah thats a good deterrent. That’ll work. Maybe licenced firearm owners are an easier target? http://i.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/90992541/marlborough-man-michael-just-sentenced-for-weapons-collection-cannabis-grow-room